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New Trailer and Poster for Slamdance Breakout THIS TEACHER

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New trailer for director Mark Jackson's disturbing thriller.


The 2019 Slamdance Film Festival closed with one of its most acclaimed screenings - director Mark Jackson's harrowing thriller This Teacher. The film stars Hafsia Herzi as a Parisian Muslim who takes a trip to a remote cabin in upstate New York, only to find herself introduced to America's xenophobic side.

This Teacher is on US DVD/VOD June 9th. A UK/ROI release has yet to be announced.

Check out the trailer, poster and official synopsis below.




this teacher poster

The official synopsis reads:

This Teacher follows a French Muslim woman (Hafsia Herzi) as she travels to New York City from the rough neighborhoods outside of Paris to visit her childhood best friend. When the reunion proves disastrous, Hafsia steals her friend’s credit card and identity, then disappears to a remote cabin upstate. Deep in the woods and alone for the first time in her life, she experiences a divine revelation of an existence without borders. But when she discovers that she is not alone on the property, Hafsia’s sojourn in nature gradually descends into a terrifying study of the intolerance and suspicion she encounters and reflects back to an Islamophobic America.