You know that old rule about not talking about religion or politics in polite conversation? Well, Vic Losick says forget it.

His new documentary, “In God We Teach,” delves into a story that’s all about religion and politics, along with perceptions of freedom of speech and the privacy of a classroom.

The movie will be screened on Sept. 10 as part of the New Jersey Film Festival at Rutgers. The festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a slate of nearly 50 movies, features, full-length documentaries and short subjects, Sept. 9 through Oct. 27. Many screenings will feature appearances from filmmakers, including Losick.

The movie tells the story of Matthew LaClair, a student at Kearny High School who in 2006 recorded his social studies teacher David Paszkiewicz expressing his Christian faith.

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