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Film, Politics & Education

Cinematic Pedagogy Across the Disciplines

Kelvin Shawn Sealey

Introducing the concept of cinematic education – defined as pedagogy infused by the moving image – this volume explores the historical, theoretical, and practical basis for using film in kindergarten through post-secondary classrooms. Its scholarly inquiry into the meaning film can bring to teaching and learning extends a vast literature on film theory. At the same time it broadens the scope of cultural studies in education to include a more thorough consideration of the day-to-day political dimensions of the cinematic in K-12 public and private classrooms.
Contents: Kelvin Shawn Sealey: Introduction: Film, Politics, and Education: Cinematic Pedagogy Across the Disciplines – John Broughton: Inconvenient Feet: How Youth and Popular Culture Meet Resistance in Education – Annette Bickford: Popular Culture and the Politics of Revolutionary Education – Elizabeth Ellsworth: Mode of Address: It’s a Film Thing – Barry Bergdoll: Altered States of Vision: Film, Video, and the Teaching of Architectural History – Peter Lucas: Human Rights Films Seeding Peace Education: Case Study Brazil – Chyng Feng Sun: Always on Top of the Food Chain - «Circle of Life», The Lion King, and Hegemony – bell hooks/Kelvin Shawn Sealey: Afterword: On the Topic of Film and Education: A Conversation with bell hooks.