On Thursday 23rd of February, we had the pleasure of welcoming 240 people to the Belgian Avant-Premiere of Une Idée Folle at the Theatre du Vaudeville. We were lucky to have the director Judith Grumbach among us, as well as teachers, parents, students and other enthusiastic stakeholders. It was an inspiring evening, full of passionate exchanges and talks about reinventing education. The night ended on a hopeful and optimistic note.
The 80 minutes’ documentary, directed by Judith Grumbach and co-produced by Ashoka and Horizons Productions, is filmed in nine Changemaker Schools across France and raises the question of the role of education in the 21st century. As they cultivate the skills of empathy, creativity, cooperation, leadership and critical thinking, the teachers in these schools have one dream: to help train a future generation changemakers and equip young people with the tools to positively transform the society that surrounds them. Une Idée Folle sheds light on these pioneering establishments that are challenging our current education system and empowering young people to take the lead in creating a better future.
If you have missed the avant-première and would like to see the documentary, there are many projections coming up in Belgium:
- Screening organised by Kangou Café at 58 Rue du Vivier, 6600 Bastogne: 27th of May at 8pm
- Screening organised by Ecoles de Vaux-sur-sûre Chaussée de Neufchâteau 36, 6640 Vaux-sur-Sûre: 29th of May at 8pm
- Screening organised by Centre Culturel Paul Delvaux, 3 rue Gratès, 1170 Watermael-Boitsfort: 1st of June at 7.30pm SIGN UP: http://bit.ly/2qRekjL
- Screening organised by Centre Scolaire de Ma Campagne, 3 Rue Africaine 3, 1050 Ixelles: 6th of June at 7pm
- Screening organised at the Salle Miro, 449 Rue de Mérode, 1190 Brussels: 19th of June at 8pm SIGN UP: email@example.com
- Screening organised by PAC Soignies Espace culturel Victor Jara, 31 Place V Zeeland, 7060 Soignies: 20th of September at 7pm
- Screening orgabised by Les écoles communales de Les Bons Villers: 9th of October at 7pm