Critical Thinking

1hr 57mins
Directed by
John Leguizamo
John Leguizamo, Rachel Bay Jones, Michael K. Williams

Through our Virtual Screening Room, you can rent films curated by the Coolidge team, while helping to support the Coolidge during this unprecedented time.

Based on a true story from 1998, five Latinx and Black teenagers from the toughest neighborhood in Miami fight their way into the National Chess Championship under the guidance of their unconventional but inspiring teacher.

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Every new release we offer will be available through the individual distributor's websites and streaming services. You'll be taken to their websites to purchase and watch the film, but a portion of your ticket will help support the Coolidge. Having technical issues? Visit our FAQ page here.