Animal House (1/10) Movie CLIP - Double Secret Probation (1978) HD. The Nutty Professor. The Nutty Professor (1963) trailer. To Sir, with Love (1967) To Sir, With Love (1967) (Part 1) Frederick Wiseman. Frederick Wiseman (born January 1, 1930) is an American filmmaker, documentarian, and theatrical director. Life and career Wiseman was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Gertrude Leah (née Kotzen) and Jacob Leo Wiseman. He spent 1954–56 serving in The U.S Military.
Wiseman spent a few years in Paris before coming back and started teaching law at Boston University's Institute of Law and Medicine. He shortly came to documentary filmmaking after first being trained as a lawyer. He has won numerous film awards, as well as Guggenheim and MacArthur fellowships. In 2003, Wiseman was awarded the Dan David Prize for his outstanding films, which make us reckon with our emotions and the cost to society of marginalizing those who cannot speak for themselves.
The style of Wiseman's films is often referred to as the observational mode, which has its roots in direct cinema. In spring 2012 Wiseman took actively part in the three month exposition of Whitney Biennial. Titicut Follies. The title of the film is taken from a talent show put on by the hospital's inmates, which was named after the Wampanoag word for the nearby Taunton River.
Synopsis Titicut Follies portrays the existence of occupants of Bridgewater, some of them catatonic, holed up in unlit cells, and only periodically washed. It also depicts inmates/patients required to strip naked publicly, force feeding, and indifference and bullying on the part of many of the institution's staff. Background High School (1968 film) The film was released in October 1968 by Wiseman's distribution company, Zipporah Films.
It was largely well received by the principal and board of education, who found it mostly accurate, but the principal, Mabel Haller, announced that she wanted the right to edit the film, since she felt parts of it were taken out of context. For example, one scene shows an English Literature class listening to records while students in the back row are sleeping. High School - Frederick Wiseman, 1968. The Dangling Conversation (High School, 1968)
"At Berkeley" documentary excerpts. Frederick Wiseman’s “At Berkeley,” or, Seeing Like an Administration. Frederick Wiseman’s films often document the insipid, noxious operations of bureaucracies.
This is certainly the case with High School, released in the auspicious year 1968. If At Berkeley can be read as a sequel to that earlier film, what becomes clear is that it is not only the character of educational institutions that has changed over the past fifty years—like the Fordist factory in the era of globalization, the factory-like public school has faded as well (although many schools have at the same time become increasingly prison-like)—but also the character of the director, who has become, notes one reviewer, “something of an institution himself.” Another way of putting this comes from Wiseman’s reflections on the documentary form itself.
The following comes from a Q&A panel after a screening at the New York Film Festival (above), but it’s an argument Wiseman repeats in nearly every discussion of the film: FREDERICK WISEMAN - AT BERKELEY. 'At Berkeley' Trailer. Frederick Wiseman’s “At Berkeley,” or, Seeing Like an Administration. BleedingCool.com - AT BERKELEY Clip 1 - Frederick Wiseman. BleedingCool.com - AT BERKELEY Clip 2 - Frederick Wiseman.
AMERICAN TEACHER: Official Trailer. The Children's Hour (film) Former college classmates Martha Dobie (Shirley MacLaine) and Karen Wright (Audrey Hepburn) open a private school for girls in New England.
Martha's Aunt Lily (Miriam Hopkins), an aging actress, lives with the two of them and teaches elocution. After two years of engagement to Joe Cardin (James Garner), a reputable obstetrician, Karen finally agrees to set a wedding date. Joe is related to wealthy Amelia Tilford (Fay Bainter), whose granddaughter Mary (Karen Balkin) is a student at the school. Mary is a spoiled, conniving child who often bullies her classmates, particularly Rosalie Wells (Veronica Cartwright), whom she blackmails when she discovers her stealing another student's bracelet. When Mary is caught in a lie, Karen punishes her by refusing to let her attend the weekend's boat races. The Children's Hour (La Calumnia) S.MacLaine & A.Hepburn. To Sir, with Love. A made-for-television sequel, To Sir, with Love II, was released nearly three decades later, with Poitier reprising his starring role.
If.... If.... won the Palme d'Or at the 1969 Cannes Film Festival. In 2004, the magazine Total Film named it the sixteenth greatest British film of all time.
The Criterion Collection released the DVD on 19 June 2007. Plot Early scenes show the school's customs and traditions. The headmaster (Peter Jeffrey) is somewhat remote from the boys and the housemasters. Mick's housemaster, Mr Kemp (Arthur Lowe), is easily manipulated by the Whips into giving them a free hand in enforcing discipline. One day, Mick and Johnny sneak off campus and steal a motorbike from a showroom. The three boys drink vodka in their room and consider how "one man can change the world with a bullet in the right place. " If.... (1968. !F 1 1968. !F 2. !F 3. !F 4. !F 5. !F 6. !F 7. !F 8. !F 9. !F 10. The Breakfast Club. Plot On March 24, 1984, five students — "criminal" John Bender, "athlete" Andrew Clark, "brain" Brian Johnson, "basket case" Allison Reynolds, and "princess" Claire Standish — report for Saturday morning detention at Shermer High School in the Chicago suburb of Shermer, Illinois.
While not complete strangers, each of them comes from a different clique, and they seem to have nothing in common. They gather in the high school library where they are instructed by the assistant principal, Richard Vernon, not to speak, move from their seats, or sleep for a period of eight hours, fifty-four minutes (from 7:06 AM to 4 PM). He assigns a 1,000-word essay to the students in which each must write about who he or she thinks he or she is. He then leaves, returning only occasionally to check on them. Stand and Deliver. Stand and Deliver is a 1988 American drama film based on the true story of high school math teacher Jaime Escalante.
Edward James Olmos portrayed Escalante in the film and received a nomination for Best Actor at the 61st Academy Awards. The film was added to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress in 2011. Plot Cast Edward James Olmos as Jaime EscalanteRosanna DeSoto as Fabiola EscalanteAndy García as RamirezLou Diamond Phillips as Angel Guzman. Stand and Deliver - What's calculus? Lean on Me (film) The next day, Clark runs into one of the expelled youths, Thomas Sams (Jermaine Hopkins), who asks to be let back into the school.
In a dramatic rooftop scene, Clark gives him a sharp lecture about crack and what can happen to Sams if he keeps on using it. Clark then dares Sams to commit suicide by jumping off the roof, but Sams, breaking down in tears, refuses and promises to clean up his act. Clark grants him a second chance to turn things around. However, another expelled student manages to get inside the school and attack another student before Clark comes to break up the fight.
Dead Poets Society. Plot Neil Perry, Todd Anderson, Knox Overstreet, Charlie Dalton, Richard Cameron, Steven Meeks, and Gerard Pitts are senior students of the Welton Academy, an elite prep school, whose ethos is defined by the headmaster Gale Nolan as "tradition, honor, discipline and excellence". The teaching methods of their new English teacher, John Keating, are unorthodox by Welton standards, including whistling the 1812 Overture and taking them out of the classroom to focus on the idea of carpe diem. He tells the students that they may call him "O Captain! My Captain! ," in reference to a Walt Whitman poem, if they feel daring. Due to self-consciousness, Todd fails to complete a writing assignment and Keating takes him through an exercise in self-expression, realizing the potential he possesses. Être et avoir. Être et avoir (2002) is een Franse documentaire die over een van de vele Franse dorpsschooltjes gaat.
Être et avoir (2002. The Chorus (2004 film) The Chorus (French: Les Choristes) is a 2004 French drama film directed by Christophe Barratier. Co-written by Barratier and Philippe Lopes-Curval (fr), it is an adaptation of the 1945 film A Cage of Nightingales (La Cage aux rossignols), which in turn was adapted by Noël-Noël and René Wheeler from a story by Wheeler and Georges Chaperot. The plot involves the widely successful orchestra conductor Pierre Morhange (Jacques Perrin), who returns to France when his mother dies. He reminisces about his childhood inspirations when he and his former classmate Pépinot (Didier Flamand) read the diary of their old music teacher Clément Mathieu (Gérard Jugnot).
In 1949, a young Pierre (Jean-Baptiste Maunier) is the badly behaved son of single mother Violette (Marie Bunel). History Boys (2006. The History Boys Movie Trailer. Entre les murs. Verhaal[bewerken] François is een jonge leraar Frans die les geeft op een Frans college in het 19e arrondissement van Parijs, hij is bovendien mentor van deze (moeilijke) klas. Hij krijgt er te maken met Esmeralda, Souleymane, Khoumba en anderen. François probeert de jonge mensen te motiveren, maar soms geeft dit conflicten. Rolverdeling[bewerken] François Bégaudeau: François Marin, leraar FransJean-Michel Simonet: directeurLouise Grinberg: Louise, klasverantwoordelijkeEsmeralda Ouertani: Esmeralda, klasverantwoordelijkeFranck Keïta: SouleymaneCarl Nanor: CarlRachel Régulier: KhoumbaBurak Ozyilmaz: BurakBoubacar Touré: BoubacarVincent Robert: Hervé, sportleraar.
Waiting for "Superman" Waiting for "Superman" is a 2010 documentary film from director Davis Guggenheim and producer Lesley Chilcott. The film analyzes the failures of the American public education system by following several students as they strive to be accepted into a charter school. The film received the Audience Award for best documentary at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. The film also received the Best Documentary Feature at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards. Synopsis Geoffrey Canada describes his journey as an educator and his surprise when he realizes upon entering adulthood that Superman is a fictional character and that no one is powerful enough to save us all.
Trailer & Official Movie Site. The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman. The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman is a 2011 documentary produced by the Grassroots Education Movement. The film was directed, filmed, and edited by Julie Cavanagh, Darren Marelli, Norm Scott, Mollie Bruhn, and Lisa Donlan. It counters the position taken by the Davis Guggenheim 2010 documentary Waiting for "Superman". The title is a play on words on Guggenheim's previous documentary, An Inconvenient Truth. See also Diane Ravitch References External links Trailer for "The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting For Superman" The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman.
Waiting for "Superman" Waiting for "Superman" is a 2010 documentary film from director Davis Guggenheim and producer Lesley Chilcott. The film analyzes the failures of the American public education system by following several students as they strive to be accepted into a charter school. The College Conspiracy Full Documentary. Declining by Degrees: Higher Education at Risk. The Forbidden Education subtitled English (Movie HD) - La Educación Prohibida. Default: the Student Loan Documentary. Education for a Sustainable Future. The Future of Learning, Networked Society - Ericsson. 1) The Ultimate History Lesson: A Weekend with John Taylor Gatto (Intro + Hour 1 of 5)