Students and teachers get the opportunity to learn more about artistic documentaries as a cinematic genre and explore new, interesting topics.
DOCUMENTARY FILMS IN SCHOOL
Since 2009, DOK Education offers teachers the opportunity to enjoy selected documentaries together with their students in the cinema. The selected documentaries and animated films complement the regular curriculum and illustrate the subject matter already being taught. Our film educators visit the participating classes before the screening for a preparation lessen. During these lessons, the students are introduced into the documentary genre and the topic of the film. After that, the pupils and their teacher go to the cinema to watch the films on the big screen and to meet the director(s) for an extensive discussion right after the screening.
Specially created didactic material enable the teachers to explore the content and formal dimensions of the films. These interactive materials include several texts and questions to recapitulate the films, complete pre-structured lessons and specific scenes from the film to watch again during the analysis of the film.
HOW IT WORKS
The DOK Education outreach programme consists of three parts:
In-class pre-viewing preparation
DOK education goes into the classroom before the viewing.
Enable teachers to develop individual pre- and post-viewing activities to be used with the film.
Viewing with discussion
After the viewing, students can chat with the filmmaker.
DOK macht Schule is part of the DOK Nachwuchs programme and realised in co-operation with the SLM.