Matt Ross's film Captain Fantastic explores the difficulties of raising one's kids to be critical of modern capitalistic society. This essay explores the parenting lessons that can be taken from the film in connection with contemporary politics and protest movements. As people who are concerned with social justice, this essay attempts to think through the question: how should we be raising our children in these tormented, unjust times?
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Sculos, Bryant W.
"Parenting for Progress: Reflections on Matt Ross’s Captain Fantastic,"
Class, Race and Corporate Power: Vol. 4:
2, Article 6.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.fiu.edu/classracecorporatepower/vol4/iss2/6