The Alabama School for the Blind is organized to educate blind and visually impaired students to take charge of their own lives. This Frederick Wiseman documentary shows the daily life of its students, from kindergarten through the 12th grade.
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This documentary about the Alabama School for the Blind—part of a 1986 tetralogy of films about young people with physical disabilities—is not just Frederick Wiseman’s warmest movie but one of the most heartening depictions of education in cinema.