Etre et avoirIn partnership with Institut Français

Etre et avoir, by Nicolas Philibert (99’)

Georges Lopez is an educator at a small school in France’s Auvergne region, where he teaches children between the ages of 4 and 12. Throughout the year and beyond the differences, his students learn to live together. Employing a curriculum that embraces both academics and practical skills, Lopez and his school represent a surprising mix of the old and the new, where computer technology and old-fashioned memorization of the multiplication tables sit side by side.