Jamestown Settlement Discovered - VOA Story
A Treasure Trove of History Long believed washed away, archeologists have found the original Jamestown settlement and are digging up more than they expected. Run time 03:10.
Alexander Graham Bell--Actual Footage
Actual eight-second film of Alexander Graham Bell with family!
Traveling to Ethiopia
A guide to traveling in Ethiopia. History, culture, and historical landmarks in Ethiopia.
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)
Short History of Marketing
This video is an upbeat, animated short history of marketing. It shows how people chose products and brands in the 50's and compares it to today.
Native Americans; An Early History
Excellent film documentary of the early beginning of Native American history.
George Washington Carver - A Short Clip
This is a clip from a film documentary with vintage photographs of the famous scientist.
This video has still rare photos of Marian Anderson. The film has vintage footage of her singing 'Ave Maria' and has footage of her at the Lincoln Memorial. (Amateur video)
Making of Project Genie
Professor Hugh Montgomery (Director, UCL Institute for Human Health and Performance) has interests beyond his groundbreaking research at UCL-- he is also helping to shape the way children view the issue of climate change through Project Genie. Originally conceived of as a storybook to teach schoolchildren about climate change, Project Genie has evolved into an animated film and a curriculum for use in schools. http://www.projectgenie.org.uk/
Chinese Culture part 2: Northern Chinese nomads
This film is a continuation of the series. I shows the nomads of Northern China who raise reindeer in the woods. (Caution: There is a 4-5 second scene of a reindeer giving birth.) This culture is one of the few left in the nomadic ways.
Florence Nightingale, BBC Clip
Short BBC film clip about the famous nurse as told through her letters and journals.
Florence Nightingale--Statue in London
This is a brief film showing the statue honoring the soldiers that Florence Nightingale aided as well as a statue honoring her in London.
Ray Charles-The Birth Of Soul
Clips from a film documentary about Ray Charles. (color and black-and white)
Ray Charles Documentary
Excellent film documentary about Ray Charles featuring a wonderful interview with a 'Raelette'.
Bessie Coleman--Her Voice
It seems that there is a recording of Bessie Coleman's voice in this short film.
Multimedia film of Spain. Scenes of Spain's geography, people, food, and culture. Many film clips and Spanish music but no narration.
History of Presidents Day
A fascinating history of Presidents Day and why it is important.
This video is a great animated short film that was created by a teacher to encourage students to do their homework. It centers around two characters that are interesting and funny. Kids will love watching this.
A muscial tribute to the U.S. flag and the history of Flag Day, June 14 with text that will have to be read to younger students.