A passionate teacher in a poor neighborhood in Mexico uses unconventional methods to teach his students and help them succeed.
Cast & Crew
Radical is a biographical drama film about Sergio Juarez, a Mexican teacher who used unconventional methods to teach his students in a poor neighborhood in Matamoros, Mexico. The film is directed by Christopher Zalla and stars Eugenio Derbez as Juarez.
Sergio Juarez is a teacher in a poor neighborhood in Matamoros, Mexico. He is passionate about teaching, but he is frustrated by the traditional methods that are used in his school. His students are not engaged, and they are not learning.
Juarez decides to try a new approach. He starts teaching his students about real-world problems, and he encourages them to think critically and creatively. He also uses humor and music to make his lessons more engaging.
Juarez’s methods are met with resistance from his colleagues and the school administration. But he is determined to help his students succeed. He works long hours and puts his own money into the classroom to buy supplies.
Juarez’s dedication and hard work eventually pay off. His students start to excel, and they become more engaged in their learning. Juarez’s story is an inspiration to everyone who believes in the power of education to change lives.