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Play in Australia

Colleagues and students at Menai High School in New South Wales Australia have made this short film for Exercise 2: when two students are sent out of class and improvise a game.  I really like the way the two girls … Continue reading

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Exercise 3

And finally, two examples of Exercise 3, from Lithuania and Legsby, Lincs, both featuring roundabouts, but different weathers.  Legsby had watched clips on the recommended list from Les 400 Coups, and The Little Fugitive – especially the sequence on the … Continue reading

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St Margaret’s Withern Wink Murder

Exercise 1 from St. Margaret’s deserves a post of its own.  Headteacher James Siddle has been in the programme for a few years.  For Exercise 1 though, he hd to leave the group to go to a meeting, and left … Continue reading

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Comparing Exercise 1 in Brussels

On 25 Feb around 25 of the participants in this year’s project spent the day at the Cinemathek in Brussels, generously hosted by Freddy Malondo, to share Exercises 1,2 and 3.  We had St Margarets Withern and Legsby from Lincolnshire; … Continue reading

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Romain Rolland Exercise 2

Sarah and Nora, teacher and film-maker at Romain Rolland HS in Paris, helped their group of 16 and 17 year olds with this piece as one of their Exercise 2s.  Sarah teaches them film for 5 hours a week, a … Continue reading

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Little film about CCAJ..

The multi talented Dr. Carol-Mei Barker, in her role as co-ordination of the Childhood Cinema Nation network, made this short interview with me about CCAJ, and edited it to make some kind of sense.

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Play, Vittoria PS

Katy Jones at Vittoria Primary has given us permission to share some of her pupils’ play exercises – a mixture of Lumiere Minutes Exercise 1, and Exercise 2, when two children are sent out of class and have to improvise … Continue reading

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