Fired for showing children the movie “It” the teacher supported the children’s Ombudsman

The Commissioner for children’s rights in Moscow region Ksenia Mironova said to “Interfax” that the marking of the movies “18+” is a recommendation, a school teacher is entitled under his or her responsibility to show this movie in class.

“I do not blame the teacher from the heading, which showed the film “It” students of the eighth grade. I think she wanted a way to find contact with children, to show that they have common interests. I myself love Stephen king. My friend, journalist and film critic Anton Dolin said that this film is very suitable for this age,” she said.

Also Mishonov regretted that because of this incident, the teacher left the school. “She wrote a statement on their own due to the fact that she complained. No reprisals against her. I’m sure that it is no problem to find a job at another school,” added the Ombudsman.

On 13 October it became known that the teacher of a school in Balashikha near Moscow was fired after Russian lesson, she showed the children the movie “It” by the book by Stephen king. The teacher staged the show at the request of the children.

Picture Andres, Mosketti was the remake of the horror film of 1990. Adaptation of the homonymous novel of the writer Stephen king tells the story of how a small American town begin to disappear — kidnapped by creepy clown Pennywise.