PBS Premiere: Aug. 28, 2001Check local listings »


Remember high school? Renowned filmmaker Frederick Wiseman's classic documentary High School renders this nearly universal American experience in unforgettable terms. Cited by the Library of Congress as a National Treasure, this 1968 film is both a document of the times and a statement of the ways in which school is used by one generation to pass its values on to the next. A POV Classics presentation, featuring premieres of landmark documentaries from the past which illuminate contemporary issues.

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Frederick Wiseman (2001)
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