The Avalon Theatre
The nonprofit, community supported historic Avalon Theatre in Chevy Chase, DC is a film and education center that entertains, educates and inspires the metropolitan Washington, DC community. View their website and their education page.
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CINEMA CLASSROOM (Available during the Fall, December, and March lottery)
Presented by: Avalon Theatre
Cinema Classroom at the Avalon brings together academics and film to spark students' creativity, expand their world and develop their critical thinking skills. This year-long series of 5 outstanding films is designed to enhance students' classroom studies and encourage media literacy. Each program consists of a film screening followed by a discussion featuring an engaging guest speaker. An introduction will provide students with background about the film and elements related to film technique. Teachers will receive study guides and trailers in advance.
Dates: 10/17/17, 12/5/17, 2/13/18, 3/20/18, 5/8/18 (for 6-8th grade);
10/18/17, 12/6/17, 2/14/18, 2/28/18, 3/21/18, 5/9/18 (for 9th-12th grade)
Time: 10:00 AM
Length of Event: 2.5 hours
Location: Avalon Theatre
5612 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20015
Discipline: Media Arts
Curriculum Connections: Media/ Film, History/Geography, Civics/Law, Diversity, Sceince
Grades: 6th-8th or 9th-12th