Adventures in Public School

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Adventures in Public School
Adventures in Public School poster.jpg
Directed byKyle Rideout
Produced byJosh Epstein
Written by
  • Josh Epstein
  • Kyle Rideout
Music byMatthew Rogers
CinematographyStirling Bancroft
Edited byYvann Thibaudeau
Distributed byGravitas Ventures
Release date
  • September 9, 2017 (2017-09-09) (TIFF)
  • April 27, 2018 (2018-04-27) (United States)
Running time
86 minutes

Adventures in Public School is a Canadian comedy film directed by Kyle Rideout, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Josh Epstein. It stars Judy Greer, Daniel Doheny, Siobhan Williams, Russell Peters, Grace Park, Andrew McNee, Andrea Bang, and Andrew Herr.

It had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 9, 2017 under the title Public Schooled.



In October 2016, it was announced Judy Greer had been cast in the film, with Kyle Rideout directing from a screenplay he wrote with Josh Epstein. Epstein will serve as a producer on the film, while Justine Whyte and Adam Folk will serve as executive producer and co-producer respectively. The Canadian Film Centre and Telefilm Canada will finance and produce the film.[1] In November 2016, Russell Peters and Daniel Doheny joined the cast of the film.[2]


Principal photography took place in Vancouver, Canada from November to December 2016.[3]


The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 9, 2017.[4][5] Shortly after, Gravitas Ventures acquired distribution rights to the film.[6]

In December, the Toronto International Film Festival named the film to its annual Canada's Top Ten list of the ten best Canadian films.[7]


  1. ^ Kit, Borys (October 19, 2016). "Judy Greer to Star in Indie Comedy 'Public Schooled' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 27, 2017.
  2. ^ Vlessing, Etan (November 24, 2016). "Russell Peters Joins Grace Park, Judy Greer in 'Public Schooled'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 27, 2017.
  3. ^ "Principal Photography Begins on 'Public Schooled', Directed by Kyle Rideout". Canadian Film Centre. November 23, 2016. Retrieved July 28, 2016.
  4. ^ Vlessing, Etan (August 9, 2017). "Toronto: Netflix's 'Alias Grace,' Judy Greer's 'Public Schooled' Added to Lineup". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 17, 2017.
  5. ^ "Public Schooled". Toronto International Film Festival. Retrieved November 3, 2017.
  6. ^ Ritman, Alex (November 3, 2017). "Judy Greer Comedy 'Public Schooled' Goes to Gravitas (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved November 3, 2017.
  7. ^ "Canada's Top Ten has some glaring omissions". Now, December 6, 2017.

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