Feature Focus 2020

Focus on Features for Grades 4-7!

Our Feature Focus program promotes an in-depth development of media literacy and critical thinking skills. These weekday matinee screenings of thought-provoking films are followed by a Q&A with a discussant  about the film’s content, message and aesthetic. Viewing guides are provided to all participating teachers, with useful questions, activities and resources for integrating each program’s content into your classroom.

Each school group registered for the film screening has the option of booking a Direct Animation workshop (see description below) by our artist in residence, Kellen Jackson, which will be offered at your school, post-festival (from April 25 through May 14). Please inform us of three dates that your class will be available.

This program is available for grades 4–7.

When: Wednesday, April 15 | Thursday, April 16 | Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Where: Roundhouse Community Centre OR Vancity Theatre (please check)

TO REGISTER: Please fill in the form below. Email education[at]r2rfestival.org if you have any questions.

Cost: $7 per student (film + study guide)
OR $15 per student (film + study guide + workshop at your school)
Cancellation Policy: Your booking must be cancelled at least one month in advance for a full refund. Please send your cancellation in writing to the education [at] r2rfestival.org.

Direct Animation workshop: Explore the art and history of cinema. Students will etch, draw and paint on 16mm celluloid to create a collaborative short film. At the end of the workshop, students will be able to see their work projected, and go home with their own 16mm loop.

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