8-30th of October
Northern Ireland, Ireland, France, Belgium | 2021 | 102 min. | G
Young Plato charts the dream of Elvis-loving, maverick school headmaster Kevin McArevey and his dedicated, visionary team who are determined to turn the fortunes of an inner-city community plagued by urban decay, sectarian aggression, poverty and drugs. The all-boys primary school in post-conflict Belfast’s Ardoyne, Northern Ireland, becomes a hot-house for questioning violence, as the determined headmaster sends his young wards home each day armed with the wisdom of the ancient Greek philosophers.