On the night of Monday, April 16, SAR High School is internet hosting the Contemporary Issues Film Festival, a pageant dedicated to creating empathy and mutual understanding in our communities. SAR is partnering with The (Dis)honesty Project and LUNAFEST® due to the shared perception that by seeing and discussing distinctive filmmaking, we’ll obtain extra open and trustworthy communication. A microgrant from The Jewish Education Project is funding the pageant.
Using movie shorts, SAR HS college students within the literature and movie class will interact the viewers about present issues within the Jewish and trendy world. These subjects embrace psychological sickness in movie, easter eggs in movie, an evaluation of crime in movie, it’s humorous as a result of it’s true!, hip hop x movie, studying values from Torah vs. studying values from movie and women in movie.
(Dis)honesty—The Truth About Lies is a feature-length instructional documentary that reveals how and why individuals lie. As shall be mentioned after the screening, the movie connects private tales, professional opinions and human behavioral experiments.
LUNAFEST® movies spotlight women as leaders in society, illustrated by way of 9 brief movies by women filmmakers. The movies vary from animation to fictional drama, and canopy subjects akin to women’s health, physique picture, relationships, cultural variety and breaking obstacles. The post-screening dialogue will look at connections between the movies.
Because of its emphasis on artwork’s capability to domesticate empathy, SAR believes the movie pageant will enormously profit its college students, and it dovetails with a few of the objectives of the English curriculum. In mild of this, the English division is dedicated to encouraging its college students to attend, and can supply additional credit score alternatives to college students who write about their expertise. The Contemporary Issues Film Festival is open to the general public, so unfold the phrase about this distinctive alternative for student-directed studying.