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18 Ratings

The Teacher


Directed by Brillante Mendoza
Philippines, 2006


The Teacher is a heartbreaking small-scale film about a country teacher, still a child herself, trying to teach villagers to write and read in the days before a national election.

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The Teacher Directed by Brillante Mendoza

Awards & Festivals

Cinemanila International Film Festival

2006 | 2 wins including: Best Director

Torino Film Festival

2006 | Winner: Cinema for Peace (CinemAvvenire Award)

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