My Fair Lady
My Fair Lady is an American musical film based on a 1913 stage play called ‘Pygmalion’ by George Bernard Shaw.
Akhada, authored by Saurabh Duggal, is a biography of Mahavir Singh Phogat, one of India’s greatest wrestling coaches.
Chicken Soup for the Teacher’s Soul
This book serves as a much-needed inspiration to teachers. It carries stories about teaching from teachers’ point of view and students thanking teachers.
This movie is a unique teacher-student story. Directed and written by Damien Chazelle, the movie earned several Oscars nominations in 2015.
Nil Battey Sannata
This is a story that tries to reinforce the importance of education in being self-reliant and the value it brings into one’s life.
Taare Zameen Par
Tracing the life of a dyslexic student in the course of one year, Taare Zameen Par tells its viewers that each child is special in his/her own way.
The film is about ‘discovering oneself’, and is a powerful reminder that we must endlessly pursue anything we are passionate about.
I am Kalam
The film teaches us to shape our future the way we want it to be. It rightly captures Dr. Kalam’s motto of following our dreams.
The film is a strong reminder that truth and love can win any war, and that ‘an eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.’
Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey
This is a film based on Manini Chatterjee’s novel, ‘Do and Die: The Chittagong Uprising 1930-34’.
The film aspires to encourage everyone to pursue child-like innocence, spread peace, love and optimism, treat everyone with compassion and practice the art of humanity.
The Karate Kid
The Karate Kid is a movie that shows that with the right type of guidance, great feats can be achieved.
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Authored by Azar Nafisi, this non-fiction novel has inspiring and insightful accounts of how being educated empowers the suppressed to rise in life.
Based on a true story, the movie speaks of Erin Gruwell, who went on to form a foundation called ‘Freedom Writers’, to help educators change their lives through writing.
The year of Miss Agnes
This is a story of a dedicated teacher who opens a door to the world, full of opportunities, for her students.
The Great Debaters
Directed by Denzel Washington, the movie successfully puts across the point that 'an unjust law is no law at all'.
To sir, with Love
To Sir, With Love is a novel by E. R. Braithwaite, which chronicles his experiences when he took up a teaching post in the East End of London.
Edward De Bono - Teach Your Child How to Think
With examples, exercises, games, and drawings, Dr. de Bono, a Rhodes Scholar, demonstrates the difference between intelligence and thinking.
Lean on Me
The movie traces the journey of principal Joe Clark and his efforts to change the students' attitude and to improve the school and its condition.
The Ron Clark Story
This is a film based on educator Ron Clark, a white teacher from a small town, who tries to make a difference in the lives of his minority students.
The Man Without a Face
'The Man Without a Face' is a film based on Isabelle Holland's 1972 novel of the same name.
Music of the Heart
The film is inspired by the true story of the Opus 118 Harlem School of Music and 'Small Wonders', a 1996 documentary about the school.
Dead Poets Society
Dead Poets Society is a book by N. H. Kleinbaum, which tells the story of an English teacher who inspires his students through his teaching of poetry.