The Hobart Shakespeareans

The Hobart Shakespeareans



Mel Stuart's documentary The Hobart Shakespeareans shows how one talented teacher is changing the lives of his at-risk students by exposing them to great literature and mathematics. Rafe Esquith teaches fifth-grade in a dangerous section of Los Angeles. In addition to engaging the children in Shakespeare, he makes sure his students understand the importance of self-respect and hard work. The film builds to a climax that fins the students performing Hamlet with the assistance of such famous actors as Ian McKellen and Michael York.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/28/2006
UPC: 0767685976234
Original Release: 2004
Rating: NR
Source: New Video Group
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 0:52:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Filmmaker interview; Filmmaker biography; Interactive menus; Scene selection

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Technical Credits
Mel Stuart Director,Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Hobart Shakespereans
1. Will Power [:30]
2. To Be or Not to Be [2:44]
3. I'm an American [5:36]
4. Hobart Halloween [5:21]
5. Hobart Christmas [5:22]
6. Going Once, Going Twice [5:07]
7. National Travel [2:12]
8. A Knight in Los Angeles [5:26]
9. Teach for America [4:18]
10. Higher Education [6:38]
11. Final Performance [5:44]
12. Credits [2:59]

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