SAMOA (HEART OF POLYNESIA) HISTORY
Old film and song are the basis of this video about Samoan traditions.
Meet the Artist: Terry Gilliam-Introduction to "Tideland"
Filmmaker Terry Gilliam introduces his latest film "Tideland", 2006. Described by Gilliam as 'Alice in Wonderland meets Psycho' and based on the critically acclaimed novel of the same name, "Tideland" depicts the world of Jeliza-Rose, a place where fireflies have names, squirrels talk, and the heads of four dolls, long since separated from their bodies, keep her company. "Tideland" opens nationwide on November 8.
Pablo Picasso-The Bull in Winter, Part 3 of 7
This film documentary focuses on the last two decades of the life and work of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. (9:01)
Pablo Picasso-The Bull in Winter, Part 6 of 7
This film documentary focuses on the last two decades of the life and work of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. (9:16)
This short film shows how inventors have changed our world. Run time 02:00.
Extreme Sheep LED Art
A fun video showing what happens when you put LEDs on sheep in a field and film it. Dogs are used to move the sheep. A bit of fluff, pun intended.
How to Conduct an Orchestra
This is the first of four tutorials about conducting an orchestra for the purpose of recording a music soundtrack. The sound quality is a bit hard to understand for some students. Includes how to put music on film as well. A must watch for conducting an orchestra.
In this film Maya talks about being abused from age 7 to 13. (Caution should be used.) She stopped speaking for years because of it. Informative documentary with still photos and interview footage. (Amateur video)
Climb the Green Ladder: how sustainability can make you and your company more successful
What strategies can individuals within organisations use to make their organisation more successful and sustainable? Ed Gillespie is the co-founder and creative director of Futerra Sustainability Communications. Futerra arose from the frustration of its co-founders, in the late 1990’s, with the unsophisticated communications around sustainable development, and the dull and worthy messaging of corporate social responsibility. Supported by a grant from the National Endowment for Science, Technol
The Chinese Culture Part 1: The Siberian natives
This film is a BBC production. It gives the viewer a look at the culture of the Chinese people who live north of The Great Wall. While it is not long on detail, the film itself is well done and very watchable.
Chinese Culture part 4: The Taklamakan Desert/The Silk Road
This film is a continuation of the BBC film series about China and the Great Wall. This one shows the wall at its least well kept, a beautiful fort built in the middle of the desert and the way that silk is made.
Chinese Culture part 5: The Taklamakan Desert and the oasis Turpan
This film describes the life in the Taklamakan Desert, discusses the value of camels, shows the lush beauty of the Turpan oasis and even shows the red-tailed gerbil!
This video discusses the life cycle of a monarch butterfly starting with the Fall migration that starts in August. Film has amazing close-up footage of the birth of this butterfly.
Chester Arthur Biography, Part II
Part II of an informative film segment on Chester Arthur from the 2008 WMHT documentary 'Presidents in Our Backyard'.
Teddy Roosevelt and his Rough Riders
Actual footage of old silent film clip of President Theodore Roosevelt and some of his famous Rough Riders. No audio, but authentic video.
Picasso Footage 1881-1973
Authentic video footage of the artist in a short movie. It's so interesting to see the actual artist on film. (0:19)
Pablo Picasso-The Bull In Winter, Part 1 of 7
This film documentary focuses on the last decades of the life and work of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. Even in his 80s he was turning out a painting a day-these paintings were still contraversial. (9:23)
Alexander Graham Bell--Actual Footage
Actual eight-second film of Alexander Graham Bell with family!
Richard III, Ian McKellan
Another great example of the "winter of our discontent" soliloquy. It would provide a great contrast to other versions as it is set during WWII. Be forewarned that the actual soliloquy doesn't begin until 5.33 seconds into the video. This is the beginning of a film. Enjoy the ambience: jazz age music and dancing dignitaries in the ballroom, then a portion of the speech in the men's room. 1995 film, Richard III (8:29)
Macbeth, Part 2 of
Animated cartoon drawings with subtitles. This is an animated version of the great classic by Shakespeare. Animation brings these stories to younger students. It uses Shakespeare's words and has the words at the bottom of the screen. Educators can pause the film to discuss the different passages. Suitable for older middle school and high school students. (7:11)