High School
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In 1991, the National Film Preservation Board selected High School (1969) for inclusion in the National Film Registry. Richard Schickel, writing in Life, called this a "wicked, brilliant documentary about life in a lower-middle-class secondary school." Acclaimed filmmaker Frederick Wiseman roamed freely through Philadelphia's Northeast High School to document a continual clash of teens with administrators who confused learning with discipline. At 75 minutes, this is one of Wiseman's shortest documentaries, yet the impact is just as memorable as in his three-hour films. Both… More
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