Shakespeare High

Director: Alex Rotaru
Total Running Time: 81 minutes
Release Date: 2011
Website: http://shakespearehigh.org
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Synopsis
Shakespeare High is Alex Rotaru’s feature-length documentary about a determined group of teens whose immersion in the Drama Teachers Association of Southern California’s high school drama program compels them to overcome their difficulties and create better lives for themselves. Among the many famous alumni/ae of this almost 100 year-old program are Kevin Spacey, Val Kilmer, Mare Winningham and Richard Dreyfuss, all featured in the movie.

Awards
“Best of the Fest” and Top 5 Audience Doc, 2012 Palm Springs International Film Festival

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About The Filmmaker

Alex was born in Bucharest, Romania, to actress Maria Rotaru and playwright Eugen Rotaru. After an early career as an award-winning child and teenage actor, he fell in love with science, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics... Read more ›

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