The Film & Discussion Series, which is open to the public, consists of five movies, including pre-film lectures and stimulating post-film discussions. The series can be taken as a one-credit course or as a non-credit offering. Participants earn continuing education credits upon completion of the series. Continuing Education is pleased to have Bill Bachman return as the instructor for the movie series. Bill has taught a variety of communications courses for Penn State Wilkes-Barre since 1986. He currently teaches introduction to public speaking, public speech writing, mass media and society, propaganda and persuasion, and media effects. October 10: Lean on Me (1989/PG-13) Based on a true story. An arrogant and unorthodox teacher returns as principal to the idyllic high school from which he had earlier been fired, only to find it a den of drug abuse, gang violence, and urban despair. Starring Morgan Freeman.