"A DELIGHTFUL CROWD-PLEASER. An irresistibly admiring portrait."
- Neil Young, Hollywood Reporter
"JOYOUS AND HUMANE. A moving, heartwarming look at youth, thoughtful discourse, and the emotional and intellectual power of artistic endeavors."
- Gary Garrison, The Playlist
"FINDS POETRY IN THE RAW NATURE OF EDUCATION. The most adorable documentary that Frederick Wiseman never made."
- David Erlich, Indiewire
"It’s hard not to be moved. A gentle but keen-eyed documentary"
- Guy Lodge, Variety
"Without a doubt, viewers will recognize a beloved figure from their own school years in the ageing and endearingly oddball teachers."
- Fionnuala Halligan, Screen
"Gentle and whimsical, with moments of rich beauty as we watch the exact instant where the light bulbs go off for pupils."
- John Fink, The Film Stage
"A REAL JOY"
- Christopher Campbell, Nonfics
The Commune
COMING TO THEATERS
SEPTEMBER 8