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Wednesday, January 23 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Class is in Session: Film Education Demonstrations

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This hands-on demonstration will highlight the varied content and approaches offered by three different film education programs: film studies for adults at Bryn Mawr Film Institute; a film seminar for middle school girls of color at the Belcourt Theatre; and Image, Sound, and Story, the Jacob Burns Film Center's K-12 media education curriculum. Attendees will get first-hand experience with these art houses’ approaches to teaching and learning.

Speakers
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Andrew Douglas

Director of Education, Bryn Mawr Film Institute
Andrew became the first director of education at Bryn Mawr Film Institute (BMFI), a non-profit cinema arts center near Philadelphia, in July 2005. Since then, he has developed the organization’s educational offerings, which now include programs for school groups and various community... Read More →
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Meleisha Edwards

Filmmaker from Nashville, TN. Interested in seeing diverse stories get to the masses. Working closely with Belcourt Theater in Nashville on a mini documentary about African American middle school girls.
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Allison Inman

Education and engagement director, Belcourt Theatre
I host in-theatre engagement events -- filmmaker and academic Q&As, performances, seminars, film clubs, field trips -- and take the Belcourt’s Mobile Movie Theatre to schools, shelters, and community centers, finding cinephiles in every pocket of the city. Before the Belcourt, I... Read More →
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Emily Keating

Director of Education, Jacob Burns Film Center
As Director of Education at the Jacob Burns Film Center, Emily has overseen the development, implementation, and expansion of the education programs since their inception in 2001. The education programs are achieving national impact, equipping and inspiring nearly 15,000 students... Read More →


Wednesday January 23, 2019 9:00am - 10:15am MST
Davos Zermatt Conference Center