Award-Winning Documentary “My Name Is Pedro” Gets VOD & DVD Release


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My Name Is Pedro is an essential and timely reminder of the importance of great educators that exist within the infrastructure of our country’s public education system.

This award-winning film, from first time director Lillian LaSalle, explores the seemingly impossible journey of South Bronx Latino educator and maverick, Pedro Santana, a former “special ed” student, whose mantra is – every kid can learn despite their circumstances.

A New York Times profile of his “Out Of The Box” teaching techniques, thrusts him into the spotlight, which creates great opportunities for change but also has its downside – public school politics which, despite the cries of students and parents alike, threaten to take him down. A documentary with unpredictable twists and turns, it harnesses a compelling message of optimism, hope and tragedy.

Releasing on VOD and DVD on February 23 in US, Canada and UK.

Platforms:

VOD: Amazon, Apple TV, GooglePlay, Youtube, and FandangoNOW.

Cable: Verizon and Wave Broadband

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