Audiovisual resources

Audiovisual resources on feminism: there is a selection of shorts, documentaries and films on which to learn and reflect on feminism together with students of different ages.

Alike: A short animated film about how a parent tries to teach their child the right way. But … which is the right way?

 

Camino a la Escuela (2013): A documentary that tells the true and extraordinary story of four children, everyday heroes – Jackson, Carlitos, Zahira and Samuel – who face daily a myriad of adversities and dangers to get to school. These children live at four points far from Earth but share the same desire to learn and are aware that education alone will open the door to a better future.

Dentro del péndulo: It is a documentary made and participated by more than sixty Professional Training students from two public schools from the Community of Madrid. An exciting collaborative project in which to implement, in a real project, what has been learned in the academic field. A complex project-based learning process. A documentary starring mostly women. A committed documentary film, which plunges into the overwhelming reality of who we are. A film about the mark they leave us and the one we leave.

Entre Maestros: 11 students, 1 teacher, 12 days of class. A documentary produced by ALEA on an innovative educational experience. An encounter between life and education through self-knowledge in the classroom. Experience based on visual “empower educate”.

Enséñame pero Bonito: is a documentary that shows different educational experiences that are alternatives to the traditional model of learning. The aim is to make visible and open a debate on the main current methods of teaching in the country: “It is our contribution to work for a pedagogical renewal and a better future”.

La combi-Arte Rodante: It is an audiovisual platform that works to defend cultural diversity, human rights and the environment through film and audiovisuals. The short-films are made by children, teenagers and young people from different countries around the world through the workshops carried out by La combi-Arte Rodante. 

Los hijos del Ayllu: It is a Spanish-Peruvian documentary and animation co-production, coordinated by the “Pequeños Animated” collectives (Mario Torrecillas and Natalia Pérez, from Spain) and La Combi (Peru), which focuses on the life of a group of children in the Quechua town of Auquimarca (Andes, Peru). They share their own vision of the world and the reality in which they live through the images they recorded and animated. Ten minutes full of emotions, truths and injustices.

My encounter with free education by María José Vaiana: María José tells us how, out of love, we often interfere in the children’s learning processes and the unexpected consequences that this may have.

Online Universities: Offers a list of films to teach social justice.

Piezas: A documentary about social transformation through education. It reflects on the concept of traditional education, values, a more current educational model and personal growth. It also collects testimonies from different agents in the educational field, from children from different parts of the world, to education and research professionals.

The Class: François is a young French language teacher in a troubled, multiracial institute and located in a marginal neighborhood of France. The film tells us the difficulties that a teacher suffers from teaching in a class that mixes students of very different backgrounds, culture and attitudes. The film covers a whole academic year and is based on the novel written by François Bégaudeu.

12 Neighbors: An 8 week documentary film series for small groups, that asks, “Who is My Neighbor?” Encourages participants to discuss appropriate action in their communities, and then take action together. The films challenge perspectives on poverty, marginalization, and effecting real change.