PG-13| 1 hr. 24 min.
Educators (Troy Schremmer, Janelle Schremmer, Chris Mass) try to make it through a new school year.
Director: Mike Akel
Genres: Comedy drama
More a series of loose-limbed vignettes than a sculpted narrative, Chalk lacks a compelling dramatic drive. But the cast creates a fine, improvisatory interplay, captured with verite-style camerawork, and the unforced humor and insights go a long way. show more
If Chalk had been made by Christopher Guest - an obvious influence - it would get the attention it deserves. Packed with sly jokes, hilarious performances and sad truths, the movie will probably become a cult classic among educators. show more
The indie film is funny and, at times, heartbreaking. Wisely, it avoids the happy ending that Hollywood would have insisted upon. show more