Less than 1%| 54mins
Director: Seo Youn, Ha | Producer: So Hyun, Park
Focus Years: 2012 | Country: Korea, Republic of
Less than 1% of the teenagers in Korea go to alternative schools or home-school while the other 99% are served by traditional education program. My friends, Mang-chang and Tae-pyung and I are the 1% who go to the alternative travel school called Road Schola. We play at a small elementary school of a remote village in Nepal painting its walls, studying in the kitchen, seasoning vegetables, and learning how to live our life doing what we like to do. People often worry about our future just because we are outside of the mainstream system. Is it just an unfounded worry or should we reconsider our decisions from the ground up?