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Re:[teacherartexchange] Movie about FRIDA that I can show in my classroom???????

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From: leah rachlis (leah_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Mar 03 2006 - 07:04:11 PST


FYI: I was not talking about the new movie "FRIDA," even the documentary I
found was too graphic for elementary kids.

LR

----- Original Message -----
From: "M. Austin" <whest177@wheatstate.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2006 3:22 PM
Subject: Re: Movie about FRIDA that I can show in my classroom???????

> I agree! I found "Frida" to be one of the best videos I have watched in
> terms of explaining the thought processes behind the artworks. I also
> remember watching it and being annoyed that a movie as thought provoking
as
> this one cannot be shown in a classroom because of the adult themes. While
I
> understand that the purpose of this video was for entertainment purposes,
if
> the producers had focused on the long-term educational value I would have
> been thrilled. Too bad they didn't ask me!!! :-)
> ~Michal
> K-12 Kansas Art Teacher
> http://www.geocities.com/theartkids
>
> > Does anyone know of a movie about FRIDA, that I can actually show to 4th
> > graders?
> >
> > Any suggestions, my only plan now is to copy the video and cut out all
the
> > "adult" themes, which would leave very little to show.
> >
>
>
>

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