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This feature-length documentary, narrated by actor Matt Damon, explores the growing privatisation of public schools and the resulting impact on America's most vulnerable children.  Filmed in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Nashville and other cities BACKPACK FULL OF CASH takes viewers through the tumultuous 2013-14 school year, exposing the world of corporate-driven education "reform" where public education - starved of resources - hangs in the balance.

ON TOUR FROM THE USA - Don't miss your only chance to see this film in Brisbane introduced by Director Sarah Mondale and Editor Vera Aronow.

Following the film Associate Professor, Greg Thompson (QUT) and Dr. Anna Hogan (UQ) will discuss the growing global trend of the commercialisation of public education.

Refreshments will be provided on arrival, prior to the screening.

Palace Barracks Cinema

61 Petrie Terrace Brisbane 4000, Australia

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Leah Mertens
Queensland Teachers Union

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