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Pressure Cooker - Culinary Arts Bootcamp
There's a force-of-nature at Frankford High School in Philadelphia. Her name is Wilma Stephenson and she runs an infamous Culinary Arts "boot camp" for students. A teacher for 40 years, Wilma can be blunt and cantankerous - but beneath her…
Secundaria
Secundaria quietly follows one high school class over a three-year period on its journey through Cuba's world famous National Ballet School. Our teenage dancers love to dance, but many of them must dance as their sole way out of poverty…
Fully Awake: Black Mountain College
Hidden in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Black Mountain College (1933 - 1957) was an influential experiment in education that inspired and shaped twentieth century American art. Fully Awake: Black Mountain College is a documentary film that explores the…
PS Dance! Dance Education in Public Schools
PS DANCE!, two years in the making, interviews 16 kids and captures more than 100 students, who joyfully share the influence of dance on their daily learning. Created by award-winning dance filmmaker Nel Shelby, dance ambassador Jody Gottfried Arnhold, and…
Alalá - Flamenco as an Educational Language
Alala La Escuela de Arte, an arts center for children that uses flamenco as an educational language, comes to life thanks to the efforts of well-known guitarist Emilio Caracafe, who together with other artists, offers us his personal vision of…
Talent Has Hunger - Teaching Passion
Talent Has Hunger is an inspiring film about the power of music to consume, enhance, and propel lives. Filmed over 7 years, this film is a window into the mysterious world of the artist, the passion that can grip and…
Carry the Tune - Musical Journeys After High School
Winner of an Award of Merit at the San Francisco Film Awards and praised by music educators, "Carry the Tune" is a intriguing look at the power of music to improve peoples' lives in professional, personal and spiritual ways. Orchestra…
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A New Kind of Listening - Disability Rights and the Power of Inclusive Arts
The story of a one-of-a-kind theater group and a young man who could not speak, yet found the voice he had been looking for all his life. The film follows the collaborative work of the Community Inclusive Theater Group as…
Acting Class of 1977 - A Famous Australian Performing Arts School
Mel Gibson, Judy Davis, Steve Bisley and 12 others all graduated from acting school, NIDA, in 1977. What was their experience and where are they now? As a class member clicks through the fictitious Acting Class of 1977 website, we…
Big Voice: The Power of Music Education
BIG VOICE chronicles a challenging year in the life of a determined public high school choir director as he pushes his students to achieve a high level of artistry and become "one big voice", despite the many obstacles they face.…
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In Search of Perfect Consonance - The Asian Youth Orchestra
Twenty-five years ago, China was at war with Vietnam, the Chinese and the Japanese were at loggerheads, and relations across the Taiwan Strait were fraught with tension. Against this backdrop, the Asian Youth Orchestra was founded with the aim of…
My Voice My Life - Musical Theater Education in Hong Kong
Oscar -winning documentary filmmaker Ruby Yang follows an unlikely group of students from four Hong Kong middle and high schools cast in a musical theater performance. Brought together to sing, dance, and act, the students question their own abilities and…