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An Overview of Educational Outreach

An Overview of Educational Outreach

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An educational outreach campaign aims to engage students and educators with the core issues and subjects that a film addresses. Educational outreach can be as simple as creating a flyer that college g...

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Planning an Educational Outreach Strategy

Planning an Educational Outreach Strategy

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There are many ways to contextualize a film in the educational landscape, and each project calls for a slightly different approach. It is important to identify goals and objectives for your educationa...

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Understanding the Educational Marketplace

Understanding the Educational Marketplace

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As more classrooms move into the 21st century, trading old VCRs for networked iPads, a growing number of film distributors are building roads into the educational market. The specifics of an educatio...

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Developing Curricula

Developing Curricula

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Many filmmakers underestimate the impact that their films can have on student learning. Film may provide an emotional and personal context for the study of history, civics, and current events, and it...

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What is Grade Appropriate?

What is Grade Appropriate?

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How do you determine whether your film is appropriate for an educational audience?  Young people are exposed to a variety of media in their lives, both inside and outside of the classroom. They w...

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School Screenings: Organization and Impact

School Screenings: Organization and Impact

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Participating in a series of screenings with K-12 or college students is a fantastic way to feel the educational impact of your film and to watch learning in action. School screenings may include anyt...

Featured Outreach Strategies: Overview

Featured Outreach Strategies: Overview

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Below we have listed several films that approach educational outreach with different yet equally sucessful strategies. These projects serve as examples of the varied ways that filmmakers approach the ...

Featured Outreach Strategies: Fruitvale Station and the San Francisco Film Society

Featured Outreach Strategies: Fruitvale Station and the San Francisco Film Society

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The San Francisco Film Society's Education  department has been working with filmmakers in the educational community for more than 20 years, curating hundreds of films relevant to educational au...

Featured Outreach Strategies: Miss Representation

Featured Outreach Strategies: Miss Representation

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Miss Representation Following the release of the critically acclaimed 2011 documentary film Miss Representation , director and filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom teamed up with a diverse group of educa...

Featured Outreach Strategies: Patchwork Films, Speaking in Tongues

Featured Outreach Strategies: Patchwork Films, Speaking in Tongues

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With the support of the Fledgling Fund and in partnership with Working Films, PatchWorks Films implemented a robust engagement campaign with its award-winning film, SPEAKING IN TONGUES ( www.speaking...

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