First Thursday: Paper Tigers at The Flicks 

Presented by Idaho School Counseling Conference

Small movie, big message.

kpjr films

Small movie, big message.

Lincoln High School, where Paper Tigers is set, is only a four-hour drive from Boise, which means the award-winning documentary hits both literally and figuratively close to home. The 2015 film written and directed by James Redford tells the story of how a school plagued with violence, poor grades, low graduation rates and self-destructive behavior turned the fate of its students around by exchanging old methods of discipline for attention and care. The change was sparked by a study showing adolescent behavior as a symptom of trauma at home rather than a problem in itself, and its success at Lincoln has already begun to change the way schools handle troublesome students. Stop by The Flicks on Oct. 5 for a First Thursday screening presented by Idaho School Counseling Conference, and pay $5 to see the film New York Times journalist David Bornstein called "absolutely riveting" and "profoundly important."

Paper Tigers Trailer - KPJR Films from KPJR FILMS LLC on Vimeo.

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Paper Tigers
Rated NR · 102 minutes · 2015
Director: James Redford
Producer: Karen Pritzker and Dana Schwartz
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