To Kill a Mockingbird
Based on Harper Lee's 1960 Pulitzer Prize winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird is the story of Atticus Finch, a widowed attorney with two young children, who accepts the challenge of defending a black man, Tom Robinson, wrongly accused of rape in a racially divided small Southern town. This story is a testament to courage, morality and the power of deep personal conviction. Lesson plans include a study of the novel which may be done simultaneously with the study of the film should the teacher so desire. 1962, 130 minutes, MPAA rating: NR (would be PG if rated, rated PG in Canada), DVD with English and French soundtrack, Spanish subtitles and English captions.