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Project: Engaging New Audiences Grant

What's the Big Idea?

A program that uses popular film clips to teach middle school students lessons on ethics and philosophy. Topics range from bullying to lying, friendship, and peer pressure.
(project website)

Northampton Arts Council
Northampton, MA, Hampshire County (CT Valley)

project director: Julie Akeret
awarded on: 2012-06-08
amount: $10,000
Project: Media Grant

What's the Big Idea?

Development of the pilot segment of a film series for middle school classrooms that will use situations from popular movies to explore issues involving ethics and moral choices.

Northampton Arts Council
Northampton, MA, Hampshire County (CT Valley)

project director: Julie Akeret
awarded on: 2010-12-10
amount: $10,000