180 jours is a documentary series that offers an unprecedented journey into the halls of a public high school. 180 jours (180 days) is also, for students in Quebec, the number of school days in the school year. From the start of the year to prom time, 180 jours presents everyday life at the school and focuses on different students and staff members. A veritable anthill of activity, where everyone strives to provide the essential element in a young person’s growth and development: an education.
By observing daily life in this school of 1,400 students, 180 jours conveys the reality, motivations and social issues of all those connected in some way with the school environment. And in a general perspective, the series offers a basic reflection on the values of education and the Quebec school system.
Format: 60 minutes
Airtime: Thursday, 8:00 pm
Rebroadcasts: Friday, 12:30 am; Sunday, 2:00 pm