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Wednesday 24 July

10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm

Director Christopher Zalla



Mexican (English subtitles)

127 minutes


Winner of the Sundance Film Favourite Award, RADICAL is based on a a true story of an inspiring educator who refuses to let his students be defined by their circumstances. Set in a Mexican border town plagued by neglect, corruption, and violence, the movie follows a frustrated teacher. Determined to break through his students’ apathy and unlock their curiosity, potential, and even their genius, he devises a radical new approach. The film explores themes of education, resilience, and the transformative power of unconventional methods.

Audience consensus Rotten Tomatoes: A powerful, heartwarming drama, Radical does a terrific job of highlighting the importance of dedicated teachers.