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

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From: Rebecca Burch (mamallama_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Mar 03 2006 - 07:26:50 PST


That stinks. :(

My kids love her. It's a shame that there aren't more
classroom-friendly materials. Same with Keith Haring.

Becky

On 3/3/06, leah rachlis <leah@pcisys.net> wrote:
> FYI: I was not talking about the new movie "FRIDA," even the documentary I
> found was too graphic for elementary kids.
>
> LR
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> ----- 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???????
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> > 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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