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3.4
26 Ratings

Approaching the Elephant

Directed by Amanda Wilder
United States, 2014
Documentary

Synopsis

Year one for Lucy, Jiovanni and director Alexander at the Teddy McArdle Free School in Little Falls, New Jersey, where classes are voluntary and rules created by democratic vote.

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Approaching the Elephant Directed by Amanda Wilder

Awards & Festivals

Independent Spirit Awards

2015 | Nominee: Truer Than Fiction Award

Village Voice Film Poll

2014 | 3rd place: Best Undistributed Film

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2015 | Nominee: Best First Feature

2014 | Nominee: Best Undistributed Film

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