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The School in the Cloud


What is the future of education in a networked world? Indian professor Sugata Mitra sets up an unmanned internet kiosk in a remote Bengali village to pioneer the “School in the Cloud”. The film follows the children as they encounter the internet for the first time. Will they be able to use it to transform their futures, or will it destroy the stability of their way of life?

Running Time: 87 min.
Subject(s): Activism, Asian Studies, Children, Education, Ethnography, Globalization, Internet, Poverty, Science, Society, Technology, Youth
Language(s): Bengali, English, Hindi, Hindi, English
Subtitles: English
Producer(s): Al Morrow, Daniel Demissie, Ranu Ghosh
Cinematographer: Jerry Rothwell, Ranu Ghosh
Editor(s): James Scott
Production Company: MetFilm Production

Festival Participation

  • CPH:DOX - 2019
  • Bergen International Film Festival - 2019
  • Warsaw International Film Festival - 2019

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