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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.
What allows Jamal to continue his life with such perseverance? Is it love alone? Or are there other reasons for his determination?
Some have criticized this British/American film for portraying a stereotyped view of India and for capitalizing on the poor. Others say movies often show how struggling people can overcome challenges and make their lives better. Do you feel this production crosses ethical lines? What might some of the benefits of this story be? What are the negatives?