Podcast | The Kindergarten Teacher with Director & Cast - Picturehouse Spotlight

Podcast | The Kindergarten Teacher with Director & Cast

A conversation with Sara Colangelo and actor Maggie Gyllenhaal about their poetic new film The Kindergarten Teacher.

Corrina Antrobus talks to director Sara Colangelo and actor Maggie Gyllenhaal about their new film, The Kindergarten Teacher.


Maggie Gyllenhaal stars as Lisa Spinelli, a kindergarten teacher and poet fed up with her career, her oblivious husband and teenage kids who largely ignore her. When she discovers that a five-year-old in her class may be a poetic prodigy, Lisa becomes fascinated and tries to protect him from neglectful parents. She soon finds herself risking her career and family to nurture his talent.


The Kindergarten Teacher will screen at Picturehouse Central as part of the┬áBirds’ Eye View’s Reclaim The Frame campaign event to bring ever greater audiences to films by women to offer a wider perspective of the world.

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