Jackson, from Kenya, walks through a savannah populated by wild animals to get to school. Carlito rides across the Argentine plains to do the same. And Zahira has to walk along mountain paths in Morocco before she gets to class. On the Way to School immerses us in the extraordinary routines of these children, who, every day, must set out on a long, perilous journey that will lead them to knowledge.


(75mins) | France


English, Spanish, Berber, Tamil with English subtitles



Pascal Plisson Photograph of Pascal Plisson tarting in 1984, Pascal Plisson wrote and directed several documentaries about people living in extreme conditions in the Americas, Russia and Australia. In 1997, he began filming wildlife documentaries in Africa. In 2002, he directed his first narrative feature debut Masai: The Rain Warriors.