Tag: Film

Why We Need to Pull These Films off the Shelf: Educational Films In The United States (Part III)

Thursday, December 8th, 2011 | Tags:

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Skip Elsheimer, also known as the A/V Geek, a graduate of NC State who has an archive of over 24,000 educational films, many of which he has digitized and made available on DVD or for free viewing at the Internet Archive. He is also a contributor to

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Why Educational Films Matter: Educational Films In The United States (Part II)

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 | Tags:

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Marsha Orgeron, an associate professor of film studies at NC State and co-editor of “Learning With The Lights Off: Educational Film In The United States.” This is the second of three posts in a series on educational films. Thousands of educational films have been made, and they

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The Way We Learned: Educational Films In The United States (Part I)

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 | Tags: ,

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Devin Orgeron, an associate professor of film studies at NC State and co-editor of “Learning With The Lights Off: Educational Film In The United States.” This is the first of three posts in a series on educational films. I regularly teach a course on documentary film here

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