Harvard EdCast: Won’t Back DownBy Matt Weber
On September 20, the Ed School cosponsored a screening of the new film about education reform, Won’t Back Down. The movie stars Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal as two mothers determined to transform their children’s failing inner city school.
Daniel Barnz, director of the film, reflects on why writing and directing a movie about education was just a perfect fit.
Download the mp3: Won’t Back Down
About the Harvard EdCast
The Harvard EdCast is a weekly series of podcasts, available on the Harvard University iTunes U page, that features a 15-20 minute conversation with thought leaders in the field of education from across the country and around the world. Hosted by Matt Weber, the Harvard EdCast is a space for educational discourse and openness, focusing on the myriad issues and current events related to the field.