All subjects- grades 7-12, college students
Video clips and activities.
Independent Lens is a series of independent documentaries and dramas with subjects ranging from the Vietnamese population in Versailles, New Orleans to a documentary all about dirt. Famous actors and Actresses such as Susan Sarandon, Terrence Howard, and Maggie Gyllenhaal host the show. You can use the film clips in your classroom to teach the film or to introduce various topics that might not be discussed regularly.
Main Site: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/
Teacher Site: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/classroom/