Films are often seen as an escape from reality. A medium that allows you to leave aside your worries and enter a new zone, each time. But there is another school of thinking that looks at movies as a medium of change, to inspire, to inculcate thinking and most importantly, to educate. There have been many films which have dealt intricately with education as its main theme. The way education and issues around it have been treated differently, make these films even more empowering. They move away from the cliches associated adding spark, life, and showing the power of education throughout.