The School in the Cloud


What is the future of education in a networked world? TED Prize-winning scientist Sugata Mitra installs an unmanned Internet kiosk in a remote Bengali village to pioneer “The School in the Cloud”. As children encounter the Internet for the first time, will they be able to use it to transform their futures?

World Premiere at CPH:Dox 2018


8 October 2018: Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle – Special Preview Screening and Q&A with Sugata Mitra TICKETS

19 – 25 October 2018: Bertha Dochouse, London TICKETS

20 – 21 October 2018: Depot Cinema, Lewes TICKETS

2 November 2018:  Aldeburgh DocFest with Director Q&A TICKETS

15 November 2018: Southampton Solent University with Producer Q&A. TICKETS

21 November 2018: Lexi Cinema, London (invite only, Newcastle University screening)


International Festivals

12 – 21 October 2018: Warsaw International Film Festival, Poland

15 November 2018: DOC NYC, USA


Festival Screenings to Date

20 March 2018: CPH:Dox, Denmark (World Premiere)

17 – 23 May 2018: SEFF, Korea

15 September 2018: Visioni dal Mondo, Milan, Italy

27 September – 4 October 2018: Bergen International Film Festival, Norway

11 – 19 October 2018: Heartland Film Festival, Indianapolis USA

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Director: Jerry Rothwell
Producers: Al Morrow, Dan Demissie
Executive Producers: Ted Dintersmith, Tabitha Jackson, Stewart Le Marechal, Richard Ray Perez, Jonny Persey, Lynda Weinman


2018  |  85’  |  UK



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