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Dear Dr. Seret,

I want to thank you for all that you do in your community, for daring to innovate, for dreaming big, and for finding ways to create a better tomorrow.

Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States

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PARTICIPATE IN OUR UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL EDUCATION PROGRAM

Prepare students to become Global Citizens  
Aligned with the D.O.E. Social Studies Scope & Sequence Units

Website Book Release for booksLearn more about our Middle School Program

Description of Program
MS Slideshow
Sample Lesson Plan

6th Grade FILMeds with DOE alignment:

 China (Beijing Bicycle)           India (Life of Pi)         Islam – Saudi Arabia (Wadjda)

8th Grade FILMeds with DOE alignment:

Communism: The Lives of Others      Holocaust: The Counterfeiters   
Changing Societies: Afghanistan, Iran

Learn more about our High School Program

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Description of Program
HS Slideshow
Sample Lesson Plan

High School FILMeds for Global History:

A Separation           The Lady              Spirited Away              The Other Son        Terraferma

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FILMed logo CROP What are FILMeds?

  • FILMeds consist of several film clips and scenes woven together in a digital video format.
  • FILMeds are a digital companion to the multi-disciplinary book World Affairs in Foreign Films by Roberta Seret (McFarland Publishers).
  • FILMeds include lessons in geography, history, government and human rights that offer an introduction to global hot-spots.
  • FILMeds include questions to stimulate classroom and group discussions about a country’s geopolitical position.

To view a FILMed sample on YouTube, click here:

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The Lady

Click on the images below to view each FILMed (password protected)

 

FILMeds for High School, College, and Adults

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Life of Pi

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Beijing Bicycle

FILMed Iran 20th C Poster

Persepolis

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A Separation

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Osama

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The Lady

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Spirited Away

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The Counterfeiters

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The Lives of Others

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March of the Penguins

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Madagascar

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Wadjda

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The Other Son

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Terraferma


FILMeds for MIDDLE SCHOOL 

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The Life of Pi

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Beijing Bicycle

FILMed Iran 20th C Poster

Persepolis

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Osama

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The Lady

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Spirited Away

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The Counterfeiters

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The Lives of Others

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Madagascar

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March of the Penguins

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Wadjda

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The Other Son

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Terraferma


FILMeds for 6th Grade

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Beijing Bicycle

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Life of Pi

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Wadjda


FILMeds for 8th Grade and High School

                 HOLOCAUST                                 COMMUNISM

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The Counterfeiters

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The Lives of Others

CHANGING SOCIETIES

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Osama

FILMed Iran 20th C Poster

Persepolis 

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Terraferma


Short Version

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A Separation

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Film Reviews by Roberta Seret

Oxford University Press

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Hannah Arendt, Germany

The Artist and the Model, Spain

Timbuktu, Mali

The German Doctor, Argentina

The Lady, France/Myanmar

The Act of Killing, United States/Indonesia

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WORLD AFFAIRS IN FOREIGN FILMS 1st Edition By Roberta Seret, McFarland Publishers, July 2011. To order: Amazon.com Mc Farland Publisher Endorsements: “now the major opus in this academic area” – Professor John Broughton, Chairman of Film and Media, Columbia University Teachers College.

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THE GIFT OF DIAMONDS
By Roberta Seret (Coming soon…)
Read sample chapters from Roberta Seret’s upcoming historical novel.
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