Re: [Videolib] science movie night - suggestions welcome

From: Chris Lewis <clewis@american.edu>
Date: Tue Nov 10 2009 - 07:30:13 PST

It's probably too esoteric but A Private Universe: Misconceptions That
Block Learning is a wonderfully entertaining and provocative 18-minute
documentary short on how a misunderstanding of basic scientific
concepts isn't easily undone. Pyramid Media distributes it.

On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 2:55 PM, Pearson, Jeffrey <jwpearso@umich.edu> wrote:
> We're planning a science movie night series for our library screening room. I welcome your suggestions for films that are informative but entertaining, able to draw a crowd, and with a clear science focus. This can involve anything from documentaries such as Planet Earth to science-related films such as Inherit the Wind. We will of course always procure PPR for screenings.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jeff Pearson
> University of Michigan Ann Arbor
>
> VIDEOLIB is intended to encourage the broad and lively discussion of issues relating to the selection, evaluation, acquisition,bibliographic control, preservation, and use of current and evolving video formats in libraries and related institutions. It is hoped that the list will serve as an effective working tool for video librarians, as well as a channel of communication between libraries,educational institutions, and video producers and distributors.
>

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