OYLER, a documentary film by Amy Scott, will have its East Coast premiere on Thursday,September 24, at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore. Based on the Gracie Award-winning Marketplace series “One School, One Year,” OYLER tells the story of a Cincinnati public school fighting to break the cycle of poverty in its Urban Appalachian neighborhood,where senior Raven Gribbins aims to be the first in her troubled family to graduate and go to college. When long-time Principal Craig Hockenberry’s job is threatened, it becomes clear it’s a make-or-break year for both of them.
Screening and Panel Discussion Details:
Thursday, September 24, 2015, 7 p.m.
MICA Brown Center
1301 W. Mount Royal Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217
The screening will be followed by a Q&A discussion moderated by WYPR’s Tom Hall, featuring director Amy Scott, OYLER subjects Craig Hockenberry and Raven Gribbins, and local and national education policy leaders.