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High School

Premiere Date: August 28, 2001

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Filmmaker Interviews

Frederick Wiseman talks about his method for making films in relation to his documentary about a large high school in Philadelphia which he shot in 1968.

  • Updated on November 21, 2011

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High School (84 min.)

Premiere Date: August 28, 2001

Filmmaker: Frederick Wiseman Bio | Interview


Frederick Wiseman
Frederick Wiseman

Critical Acclaim

As a expression of existential exhaustion and despair, the landscape of High School is as eloquent as any dreamed up by Camus or Sartre.”

— Steven Vineberg
The New York Times

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