Teaching With Film – Hannah Ruth Earl From The Moving Picture Institute – WHS 234

Today I’m speaking with Hannah Ruth Earl of The Moving Picture Institute.

Hannah works on MPI’s talent development programs, including recruiting and acquisitions for grants, internships, and masterclasses.

Hannah Ruth EarlShe previously worked in independent film production at Bold Films and Rumble Films.

Hannah was also homeschooled and has been reaching out to homeschoolers about the free resources MPI has to offer.

The Moving Picture Institute is a modern-media production house and talent incubator that creates and supports high-impact film and video content designed to entertain, inspire, and educate audiences with captivating stories about human freedom.

In this interview Hannah and I talk about:

  • What the Moving Picture Institute is, and why they created resources for educators.
  • The role of art (especially films) in communicating themes of liberty, self-expression, and resisting oppression.
  • The changing homeschool environment and the move to digital resources.
  • FI$H Economics: A free resource that uses vibrant animation and storytelling to bring economic ideas to life.
  • Teaching 2081: A short film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s Harrison Bergeron and the free resources available.
  • Media and learning through stories.

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