Practice-based film education for children: teaching and learning for creativity, citizenship and participation

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dc.contributor.author de la Garza, Armida
dc.contributor.editor Hjort, Mette
dc.date.accessioned 2016-08-02T11:41:24Z
dc.date.available 2016-08-02T11:41:24Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.citation de la Garza, A. (2014) 'Practice-based film education for children: teaching and learning for creativity, citizenship and participation', in Hjort, M. (ed.) The education of the filmmaker in Africa, the Middle East, and the Americas. London and New York : Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 221-237. en
dc.identifier.startpage 221 en
dc.identifier.endpage 237 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1137032683
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/2956
dc.identifier.doi 10.1057/9781137032690
dc.description.abstract Practice-oriented film education aimed at children has been hailed for various reasons: at a personal level, as a means of providing tools for self-expression, for developing creativity and communication skills. And at a social level, it is argued that children must now become competent producers, in addition to critical consumers, of audiovisual content so they can take part in the global public sphere that is arguably emerging. This chapter discusses how the challenges posed by introducing children to filmmaking (i.e. digital video) are being met at three civil associations in Mexico: La Matatena AC, which seeks to enrich the children’s lives by means of the aesthetic experience filmmaking can bring them. Comunicaciòn Comunitaria, concerned with the impact filmmaking can have on the community, preserving cultural memory and enabling participation. And Juguemos a Grabar, with a focus on urban regeneration through the cultural industries. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Palgrave Macmillan en
dc.relation.ispartof The Education of the Filmmaker in Africa, the Middle East, and the Americas
dc.relation.uri http://www.palgraveconnect.com/pc/doifinder/10.1057/9781137032690
dc.rights © 2013, Mette Hjort. Reproduced with permission of Palgrave Macmillan. This extract is taken from the author's original manuscript and has not been edited. The definitive, published, version of record is available here: http://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9781137032683 en
dc.subject Children filmmaking en
dc.subject Mexico en
dc.subject Practice-based education en
dc.subject Animation en
dc.title Practice-based film education for children: teaching and learning for creativity, citizenship and participation en
dc.type Book chapter en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Armida de la Garza, Screen Media and Digital Humanities, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: adelagarza@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2014-05-19T15:35:29Z
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.placepublication London and New York en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress adelagarza@ucc.ie en


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