Educational Values from the Characters in Film "Freedom Writers" Directed by Richard Lagravanese


  • Maulida Yulianti
  • Yuniar Fatmasari



This study aims to find out what are the educational values reflected from the characters in film “Freedom Writers” directed by Richard LaGravenese. The characters that reflect the educational values in the film are Erin, Eva, Marcus, Ben, Tito, Victoria, and Miep Gies. The method of this research is descriptive qualitative research. The research’s results show from 18 values of education by National Education Ministry the writer only finds 17 values i.e. religiosity, honesty, tolerance, discipline, hardworking, creativity, independent, democracy, curiosity, nationalism, patriotism, appreciation of achievement, friendliness/ communication, love of peace, reading interest, social awareness, and responsibility, while the values that is not in the film is environmental awareness.


Keywords: Educational Values, Characters, Freedom Writers




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