Susan Sontag - Duett för kannibaler AKA Duet for Cannibals (1969) New York Times September 25, 1969 The Screen: Susan Sontag's 'Duet for Cannibals' at Festival By ROGER GREENSPUN THE special providence that protects movie critics decrees that when they do take up honest work they often make surprisingly good movies. In America, we have Peter Bogdanovitch ("Targets") and now Susan Sontag with "Duet for Cannibals," which played last night at the New York Film Festival. Except for some bandages out of Godard, two wigs out of Antonioni, and a leading lady out of Bernardo Betrolucci (Adriana Asti, who is more interesting here than she was in "Before the Revolution"), "Duet for Cannibals" doesn't seem to owe much to anybody except to Miss Sontag and her own idomatic, uncluttered sense of the medium. The film is in Swedish, made in Sweden for a Swedish producer, but the subtitles are Miss Sontag's, and I suspect that as much has been gained as lost in the various translations and transpositions required in realizing the project. Francesca . . . . .
Websites That Will Let You Create Digital Magazines and Newspapers Nowadays, the digital version of print magazines and newspapers are becoming increasingly popular among publishers as they can save printing and postage costs as well as they are able to reach a whole new audience in the online world. The continuing interest of digital in the adaptation of digital replica editions of newspapers and magazines encourages web developers to create websites that are offering service to allow anyone to create their own digital magazine and newspaper. Some of these websites are very easy to use, simple and provide you with unlimited access to their resources for free. Take a look at these Websites That Will Let You Create Digital Magazines and Newspapers with easiness. Check this out and enjoy reading! Uni Flip UniFlip is a publishing web tool where PDF, Word and PowerPoint documents can be converted into a digital format for subsequent.Visit Site Joomag Open Zine Issuu Zine Pal Guzzle Nxt Book Media Build A Newspaper Yudu Paper News Cred Thy News Crayon Scribd Fodey
22 Free Hitchcock Movies Online Alfred Hitchcock, the master of suspense, directed more than 50 feature films during his long career. Today, his work is admired worldwide, and he's considered one of our finest directors. Although many of his landmark films remain copyrighted, some of his important works, particularly his early ones, have slipped into the public domain. All Hitchcock films appear in our big meta collection, 1,150 Free Movies Online: Great Classics, Indies, Noir, Westerns, etc.. Blackmail - Free - England's first "talkie" feature film, starring Anny Ondra, John Longden, and Cyril Ritchard. (1929)Bon Voyage - Free - A French language WWII propaganda film by Alfred Hitchcock. (1944)Downhill - Free - In this silent film, a public schoolboy "takes the blame for a friend's theft and his life falls apart in a series of misadventures." Related Content: Watch Alfred Hitchcock Make Cameo Appearances in 37 of His Films (Plus Free Hitchcock Films Online) Alfred Hitchcock’s Rules for Watching Psycho (1960)
12 signs your tech leadership is obsolescent ...soft skills are hard and hard skills can be outsourced.Nathan Mielke The adjective obsolescent refers to the process of passing out of use or usefulness -- becoming obsolete. The adjective obsolete means no longer in use--outmoded in design, style, or construction. (about.com) If a person became a technology director before about 1995, he/she probably came up through the teaching ranks. As a classroom teacher or librarian, if these folks showed an aptitude for, or even an interest in, educational technology, there was a path to administering it. Being able to manage the Novell server took precedence over being able to help teachers use an Apple IIe with students. I sense another change in the technology director hiring practices is overdue. Anyway, here are few ways to know if your school's technology leadership may be past its expiration date. 12 signs your technology leadership is obsolescent*: Your district still uses school-based Exchange or Groupwise servers for e-mail.
Home Jobs of the Future – Will Our Students Be Prepared? Can you envision today’s high school or college students carrying out jobs like these: Bio-botic Physcian Chef-farmer (agri-restaurateur) Clone rancher Digital archaeologist Drone dispatcher Exozoologist Energy Harvester Global system architect Holodeck trainer Mobile BioMass Therapist Personal brand manager Smart car interior advertisement sales representative Space junk hauler Transhumanist consultant Robotician The World Future Society ; an organization served with the charge of making those predictions can. Whether or not Digital archaeologist or Transhumanist consultant will make the list of the hottest new careers in 2030 no one can say, but it begs the question for all to consider: Ten years from now, 20 years from now, what relevant work skills will be shaped by the continued rise in global connectivity, smart technology and new media, and who knows what other social/cultural drivers? Below is a summary image: We are facing times of unprecedented challenge. Related articles
100 Great Moments in the Movies When I began as a film critic, Jean-Luc Godard was widely thought to have reinvented the cinema with "Breathless" (1960). Now he is almost 80 and has made what is said to be his last film, and he's still at the job, reinventing. If only he had stopped while he was ahead. The thousands of seats in the Auditorium Debussy were jammed, and many were turned away. Continue reading → An article reflecting on 25 years at the movies by Roger Ebert. Continue reading → I know it is coming, and I do not fear it, because I believe there is nothing on the other side of death to fear. Continue reading → An essay about Rod Blagojevich by Roger Ebert. Continue reading → Roger Ebert's essay on film in the 1978 edition of the Britannica publication, "The Great Ideas Today." Continue reading → Thank you. Continue reading → PRESS RELEASE: CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Terrence Malick's 1978 film "Days of Heaven" won an Oscar for best cinematography, and Roger Ebert likely found that no surprise. Continue reading →
New iPad App Lets Any Teacher Be Like Sal Khan Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve by now heard of Sal Khan and his growing collection of YouTube video lessons covering a dizzying array of subjects. Khan’s popularity has sparked a debate among educators about the effectiveness of his methods and the role of online video lessons in education. As educators debate, students appear to be voting with their eyeballs, as traffic to Khan Academy is exploding. Are tomorrow’s students destined to learn all their math lessons from the prolific Mr. Khan? Not so fast, according to the founders of Educreations . “Khan has provided a powerful example of what’s possible,” says Educreations CEO Wade Roberts. Quick & Simple It’s an ambitious goal. Just Released The Educreations iPad app, which launched this week as a free download in the App Store ( iTunes link ), transforms the tablet into an interactive whiteboard that records a teacher’s voice and handwriting as they explain a concept or work through an example problem. How It’s Different
4 Facebook Timeline Features You Should Learn Now Welcomed by more positive reviews than the typical site upgrade gets, Facebook’s new timeline profile makes it feel as though Christmas came early to its over 800 million active users. Tucked away into Facebook’s timeline profile design are various submenus that all unlock hidden treasures. These features, although not the shining stars of the new design upgrade, are worth noting and raving about, too. Check out these four features you’ve probably yet to fully discover, but most likely will love. This feature is only visible to the profile owner and makes it easier to find content for publishing or hiding on the timeline. Facebook lets you feature old posts on timeline, or to even delete them. Although it became available before timeline, “view as” has gained a lot more meaning and relevance with the newest profile. To the right of the activity log button, there’s an arrow icon that you can click on for a small drop-down menu, and “view as” is the first thing listed in the pull-down.
History Tech We know that the world is moving online and that to prepare our kids for that world, we need to train them to use that world’s tools. We know that publishing student work beyond the classroom encourages authentically engaged kids who create high-quality work. We know that integration of writing and visuals increases cognitive activity. Yeah. So we need to be publishing more student work online. Publishing student projects online in visually stimulating formats is now easier than ever. The following web 2.0 tools are some of my favorites for showcasing student projects. Here ya go: Flipsnack A free site with Premium features, Flipsnack will quickly convert uploaded PDF documents into a cool virtual magazine with flipping pages and it’s easy enough for even adults to figure out. Issuu Issuu is another tool that kids can use to upload almost any document format and create a virtual flipping book. Epubbud This site has it all. Lulu Combine Epubbud and Mixbook and you get Lulu. Have fun!
10+ Facebook Apps for Education Email Share December 13, 2011 - by Sarah Cargill 2 Email Share Most Popular Posts of the Year - #25, Useful YouTube Accessories for Teachers Like a lot of other people are, I'm taking this week to relax a bit and do some things that I haven't had time for lately. Therefore, all this week I'm rewinding the year by republishing the 25 most-read posts of the year. I hope that those of you who are also on vacation this week, enjoy every moment of it. See you (virtually) in the New Year. If you can access it in your school, YouTube has a ton of useful educational content. Removing Related Content and Banner Advertisements. A Cleaner YouTube is a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. View Pure is a simple little tool that strips way all of the distractions of related videos, comments, and promoted videos. SafeShare.tv makes it possible to view YouTube videos without displaying the related videos and associated comments. Quietube is a handy little browser extension that removes all the clutter from YouTube allowing you to view only your selected video.