Learning with the Lights Off

Learning with the Lights Off

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Learning With the Lights Off is the first collection of essays to address the phenomenon of film's educational uses in twentieth-century America. Each essay analyzes in close detail some crucial aspect of educational film history, ranging from case studies of films and filmmakers to analyses of genres and broader historical assessments.The process on display is notably direct, leading from seeded field to ripening wheat to grain elevator to loaves of bread. ... The farm family is figured as a married couple with two children, appropriately named a€œthe Whites, a€ all played by uncredited and what ... later nonfiction filmmakers, but they were not explicitly of interest to Erpi in 1938, judging from the film itself or its accompanying study guide.

Title:Learning with the Lights Off
Author:Devin Orgeron, Marsha Orgeron, Dan Streible
Publisher:OUP USA - 2012-01-06


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