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Documentary from UW-Madison alum Kornblatt to screen Dec. 3 at Union South

December 01, 2016

A documentary from UW-Madison alumnus Marc Kornblatt, "What I Did In Fifth Grade," will have a free public screening on the UW-Madison campus on Saturday, Dec. 3.

What I Did in Fifth GradeThe film will be shown from noon to 3 p.m. in the Marquee Cinema at Union South.

Kornblatt received his undergraduate degree in elementary education from UW-Madison's School of Education in 2001. Kornblatt retired from the classroom following the 2014-15 academic year after a 16-year second career as a teacher. He now devotes more time to filmmaking.

Kornblatt's film, “What I did in Fifth Grade,” is a feature-length documentary that follows Kornblatt and his students during an entire year, his last as a teacher.  The film also features Heidi Becker, a recent UW-Madison School of Education graduate who served as Kornblatt’s student teacher during the fall semester.