Approaching the Elephant
APPROACHING THE ELEPHANT is a feature-length documentary about The Teddy McArdle Free School, where classes are optional and rules are made by democratic vote. Summerhill, founded 90 years ago by A. S. Neill, was the first free school - now there are more than 200 worldwide. Approaching the Elephant chronicles a free school in the making - spanning two years, from Teddy McArdle's first day when there were no rules or classes, through the changing of the school's director and the expulsion of a student by democratic vote, to the last day of the second year, APPROACHING THE ELEPHANT is an intimate portrait of a small group of people from a range of educational backgrounds, come together to forge a place where children are treated as equals, at liberty to spend their days however they please.Approaching the Elephant is streaming with subscription on Prime Video, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and available for rent or purchase on Prime Video. It's a documentary movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 100% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (237 votes).
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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).
Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
#702 Ranked in Female Director Movies
#1129 Ranked in Documentary Movies
#1229 Ranked in Movies on Prime Video
Approaching the Elephant has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 100% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (237 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.