'Movies like Dead Poets Society':
Inspiring Teacher Tales
Movies in the vein of 'Dead Poets Society': featuring teachers who believe in their kids even when they don't believe in themselves. Make sure to check out 'Akeelah and the Bee' for a fantastic indie flick about one girl finding her voice!
An emotionally charged and inspiring drama about a man who searches for the courage to lead, despite his own adversities - finding purpose and hope in passing on his gift to the children in his community.
A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.
A hate crime on the campus of a New England college puts the school's dean in a position where she has to examine her own feelings about race and prejudice, while maintaining her administration's politically correct policies.