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Teach with Movies

Teach with Movies 

Celebrate Black History Month through viewing and discussion activities 

In this session, we'll examine and discuss three films that address events in American history:

  • BlackkKlansman. Directed by Spike Lee, this film tells the story of Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, who successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. 
  • Hidden Figures. Directed by Theordor Melfi, this film tells the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
  • Selma. This Oscar-winning film directed by Ava DuVernay showcases the people and events of the1965 civil rights campaign who aimed to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. 

DATE: February 1, 2022

TIME: 7 pm EST

LOCATION. Online. Click here to register.

FEATURED PRESENTERS: James Frieden and Deborah Elliott, founders of Teach With Movies 

For more than 20 years, Teach with Movies has been one of the premier sites on the Internet showing teachers, homeschoolers, and parents how to use film in education. They have pioneered the use of feature films to supplement curriculum and foster social-emotional learning and have more than 450 Learning Guides and lesson plans to contemporary films.