Download e-book for kindle: Academic Films for the Classroom: A History by Geoff Alexander

By Geoff Alexander

ISBN-10: 0786458704

ISBN-13: 9780786458707

Exploring a realm of movie usually brushed aside as campy or contrived, this ebook lines the background of lecture room academic movies from the silent period during the Eighties, whilst movie eventually started to lose flooring to video-based and electronic media. It profiles 35 person educational filmmakers who performed a task in bringing those approximately 100,000 16mm movies to school rooms throughout North the US, paying specific awareness to auteur John Barnes and his principally ignored physique of labor. different themes comprise the creation businesses contributing to the expansion and improvement of the tutorial movie style; the advanced heritage of post-Sputnik, federally-funded academic projects which prompted the expansion of the educational movie style; and the denouement of the style in school rooms and its resurgence at the Internet.

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