• Night School (2017)

Night School

Release Date: June 9th, 2017

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

Indianapolis has one of the lowest high school graduation rates in the country. For adult learners Greg, Melissa, and Shynika, a high school diploma could be a life-changing achievement. The pursuit of their diplomas is fraught with the challenges of daily life and also the broader systemic roadblocks faced by many low-income Americans, including wages and working conditions.

Director: Andrew Cohn

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Gigantic Pictures

Keywords: Fascinating, Emotional, Quest, 2010s, House, Intense, Sacrifice, School, Friend

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Benefiting greatly from its charismatic, likeable subjects, Night School displays a compassion and empathy that feels more necessary than ever. show more

  • 75
    Brian TallericoRogerEbert.com

    Cohn never turns Night School into a sob story or a manipulative tale of redemption. show more

  • 70
    Kenji FujishimaPaste Magazine

    Cohn’s film is ultimately a genuinely inspiring one, noteworthy in the way it achieves its uplift honestly and without sentimentality. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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