Posted by Terry on April 23, 2013
 

With 45 films from 14 countries screening in 5 different film packages, our school program is one of the largest in the country:

  • Flights of Imagination (Gr 1-3) with 3 screening times suitable for schools as well as a screening time on the weekend:
    • Tues, Apr 30 @ 9:30 am
    • Tues, Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – FULL
    • Fri, May 3 @ 9:30 am
  • Starstruck (Gr 4-6) includes a German film (English subtitles) in the package and has 1 screening time suitable for schools as well as a screening time on the weekend:
    • Thur, May 2 @ 12:30 pm
  • Bless the Beasts… (Gr 7-9) includes a French-Canadian film (English subtitles) and a subtitled documentary in which Loma (from Liberia) is spoken, and has 2 screening times suitable for schools:
    • Thur, May 2 @ 9:30 am
    • Fri, May 3 @ 12:30 pm
  • Both Sides Now (Gr 10-12 Social Studies) includes 4 subtitled films (2 in Hebrew, 1 Spanish, and 1 Hindi), and has 2 screening times suitable for schools as well as a screening time on the weekend:
    • Mon, Apr 29 @ 9:30 am – FULL
    • Wed, May 1 @ 9:30 am
  • Watch Your Language (Gr 10-12 English/Languages) includes 4 subtitled films (2 French, 1 German, and 1 Spanish) and has 1 screening time suitable for schools as well as a screening time on the weekend:
    • Wed, May 1 @ 12:30 pm – FULL

Mon, Apr 29 at 12:30 pm is available as an optional school screening time. Also, by special request, it may be possible to do extra screenings for schools the week following the festival. Cost is $5 per person and schools can be invoiced after the screening.

Please email terry@reelshorts.ca to book school screenings or class visits. Cost for class visits is $75:

  • Phil Richards, the Toronto artist who was commissioned to paint the Queen’s portrait, is available to visit high school Art classes and screen a 20-minute documentary called A Royal Commission which reveals his creative process, and then participate in an informal Q&A afterwards
  • Scott Belyea and Dave Rice are available to visit junior high and high school classes with their 25-minute drama called The Horizon Project which was shot in and around Grande Prairie in July 2012, and then participate in an informal Q&A afterwards
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