Paulo Freire, the Brazilian educator and author who revolutionized education practices and dedicated his life to improving conditions for the poor, is the subject of this documentary film which examines his influential organizing tactics, and pioneer teaching philosophies. Freire’s books include “Education as the Practice of Freedom” and “Pedagogy of the Oppressed”, groundbreaking works that examine the cross section of poverty and education.   

Shot on location in Brazil, Chile and the United States, the film uses original and historical interviews with Freire, his family, friends and colleagues.

>>Update.... Film is in final stages of editing, final audio and color.  Sept 28, 2019  <<

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Finding Freire

A documentary about the world-renown

Brazilian educator and

activist Paulo Freire