We the Parents
We the Parents (2013)

We the Parents, follows the first group of parents who attempt to transform there failing school under California's new "Parent Trigger" law. This is a story about courage, empowerment, and parents' love and dreams for… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 16, 2013
DVD Release Date: August 22, 2017
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Anita Gates
New York Times

Audiences may feel mixed emotions when at the end of the film a woman sums up her feelings about the campaign, declaring, "Now I know if a school ain't doing good, we can change that."

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Neely Swanson
Easy Reader (California)

Although one loves to cheer for the underdog, this is a much more complicated subject than portrayed.

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Sheila O'Malley
RogerEbert.com

"We the Parents," one-sided and promotional as it often feels, presents a possible solution, as well as the difficulties in achieving it.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Equally inspirational and moving.

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Daphne Howland
Village Voice

We the Parents is a must-see civics lesson, an example of the power of grassroots organizing, of having a good lawyer, and of how seemingly small ideas can make big waves.

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Brent Simon
Shared Darkness

A fascinating look at the new frontier of America's public education crisis -- a timely, relevant snapshot of a cause in active motion.

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