School of Babel

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Observational Doc SCHOOL OF BABEL, Follows Newly Immigrant Teens Entering French Educational System

Observational Doc SCHOOL OF BABEL, Follows Newly Immigrant Teens Entering French Educational System

School of Babel (La Cour de Babel), Julie Bertuccelli’s observational documentary follows a group of newly arrived immigrant teens as they begin their studies at La Grange-aux-Belles secondary school in Paris and prepare for entry into the French educational system. At the center of this dramatic transition is teacher Brigitte Cervoni, a wise and patient woman charged with guiding a diverse class of 11- to 15-year-olds hailing from countries including Tunisia, Ireland, Senegal, China, Serbia […]