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NAME MC Film Festival 2002

2002
October 31 – November 2

The following films were selected for screening at the 2002 Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education.

 

Film Title

Film Maker/

Distributor

Subject

 

Description

 

Day/Time

Lives and Times of Five Teenagers

(60 min.)

 

 

AMIDEAST

www.amideast.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arab Culture and Society

 

 

 

 

Portrays everyday life of Arab teenagers in Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Kuwait, and Morocco at home, school, places of worship, and in social settings

Thursday

9:45 – 11:45

a.m.

 

 

 

 

Series:  What’s Up with Middle School Kids?

 

Beyond the Butterfly:  Middle School Girls Speak Out

(50 min.)

 

What’s Up with Middle School Guys?

(50 min.)

 

NEWIST/CESA

IS 1040, UW-GB

2420 Nicolet Drive

Greenbay, WI  54311

1-800-633-7445

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gender Roles and Develop-ment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First person narratives of middle-school boys and girls from different backgrounds as they discuss issues that impact on their daily lives

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:15 – 3:45

p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oliver Button Is A Star

(50 min.)

 

 

 

 

 

My Family Is Different

(30 min.)

 

 

Hunt Scagliotti Productions

26 Ayers Road

Monson, MA  01057

huntvideo@aol.com

 

 

 

Nickelodeon

1515 Broadway

New York, NY  10036

www.nickolodeon.com

@aol.com

Tolerance, Bullying, and

Youth

Empowerment

 

 

 

 

Diversity of Families and Sexual Orientation

Uses a mix of live performance, storytelling, animation, and music to explore bullying and diversity

 

A discussion led by Nickelodeon’s Linda Allerbe with students and adults about families in which parents are gay or lesbian

 

4:00 – 5:30

p.m.

Journey to a Hate Free Millennium:

Stories of Compassion and Hope

(70 min.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Light Media

191 University Blvd.,

Suite 700

Denver, CO  80206

303-368-9600

info@newlightmedia.org

www.newlightmedia.org

 

 

 

 

 

Acts of Violence and Hate in America

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reflects on recent acts of violence and hate in America; includes

discussions with family members of James Byrd, Jr. Mathew Shepard, Columbine High School students, and a reformed Neo-Nazi

Friday

9:15 – 11:15

a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tutu and Franklin:  A Journey Towards Peace

(30 min.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wisdom Works

2812 Adams Mill Rd,

N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20009

202-239-0200

www.wisdomworks.net

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Race and Cross-Cultural Communication

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Documentary portrayal of the experiences and reflections on race of 21 high school students as they accompanied Desmond Tutu and noted historian John Hope Franklin to Goree Island, a slave port off the coast of Senegal

 

2:15 – 3:45

p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More Than Bows and Arrows

(60 min.)

Shenandoah Film Productions

538 G Street

Arcata, CA  95521

707-822-1030

www.sheandoahfilms.com

 

Native American History and Contributions Documents the historical and contemporary contributions of Native Americans to the development of the United States and Canada 4:00 – 5:30

p.m.

Ir A La Escuela:

Going to School

(60 min.)

Richard Cohen Films

P.O. Box 1012

Venice, CA  90294

310-395-3549

www.richardcohenfilms.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Documentary portraying students with disabilities,  their parents, and educator advocates as they struggle to assure that the children receive an equitable education; focus is on families in Latino communities  

 

Saturday

9:45 – 11:15

a.m.