Downing Theater presents MY NAME IS PEDRO

An exploration of what public education meant to South Bronx latino maverick educator Pedro Santana and what he, in turn, meant to public education.

  • MY NAME IS PEDRO | Virtual Cinema

    1h 38m — 1 text track

    This award-winning film, from first time director, Lillian LaSalle, explores the seemingly impossible journey of South Bronx maverick educator, Pedro Santana, a former "special ed" student whose mantra is -"every child can learn" despite their circumstances. A New York Times profile of Santans's ...