Reel Focus – The Art and Science of Image Making
During Reel Focus, classes in grades 4-7 attend a film program and a workshop at the Roundhouse Community Centre. Instruction is tailored for your age group. The day starts at 9:45 AM and ends at 1:00 PM. Classes attending a 10:00 AM screening will participate in an 11:45 AM workshop; classes participating in a 10:00 AM workshop will attend an 11:45 AM screening. Reel Focus includes a Film Study Guide with relevant information about the films and suggested discussion questions, activities and resources.
This is an excellent fieldtrip opportunity for youth to learn about films and cultures from around the world. These weekday matinee screenings, at the Vancity Theatre, of award-winning feature films are followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker or industry professional. All films are accompanied by a study guide with relevant information about the films and suggested discussion questions, activities, and resources. Please see grade recommendations provided for each film.
The program includes the option of attending a workshop. The workshop is available to school groups and home-learners.