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Reel Fun Film Festival
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Cardel Theatre

180 Quarry Park Blvd. SE
Calgary Alberta
Phone: (403) 258-1511
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The Race to Nowhere is another inconvenient truth. It’s a wake-up call to all of us who care about children, the purpose of schools, and how we define success in education. And, importantly, it provides viewers with excellent, actionable suggestions of how to begin to address change locally in our schools.
— The George Lucas Educational Foundation

A concerned mother turned filmmaker aims her camera at the culture of hollow achievement and pressure to perform that has invaded America?s schools. It is destroying our children?s love of learning and feeding an epidemic of unprepared, disengaged, and unhealthy students.

This remarkable new film shines a light on the price our kids pay for this “race to nowhere.” Cheating is commonplace, stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant, and ironically, young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.

Featuring the heartbreaking stories of young people who have been pushed to the brink and educators who are burned out and worried that students aren?t developing the skills needed for the global economy, RACE TO NOWHERE points to the silent epidemic running rampant in our schools.

Join us on Wednesday February 23, 2011 at 7:30pm for a special screening of this important documentary.


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