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Kids of Survival: The Art and Life of Tim Rollins & K.O.S.

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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 27 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, Education, Social Issues, Visual Arts
  • Director:Dayna Goldfine

Synopsis

This documentary takes an in-depth look at the work of Tim Rollins, an educator working in the South Bronx, whose "Kids of Survival" program takes a two-pronged approach toward reaching educationally-challenged and at-risk students. Rollins simultaneously encourages his students to read and gives them a much-needed means of personal expression by assigning them projects in which they create murals based on the narratives of such literary classics as The Scarlet Letter and The Red Badge of...more

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