Item Details

Home Security and Other Videos of Mass Distraction [videorecording]

National Film Board of Canada
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
These five films illustrate how people who have surrendered critical thinking and a healthy dose of doubt can be manipulated and taught to distrust, fear differences and make war on one another. Designed to assist in developing viewers' original thinking and ability to analyze information.
Release Date
2004
Run Time
31 min.
Language
English
French (also in)
Notes
Study guide on inside of container label contains suggestions on leading discussions with viewers.
Related Title
Home Security.
Watching TV.
"E."
Balablok.
Duel.
Contents
  • Home security (2004) / by John Weldon (04:30)
  • Watching TV (1994) / by Christpoher Hinton (04:57)
  • "E" (1981) / Bretislav Pojar (06:32)
  • Balablok (1972) / Bretislav Pojar (07:27)
  • Duel (1997) / Pavel Koutský (06:44).
Published
New York, NY: National Film Board of Canada, 2004
Publisher no.
  • 113C 0104 109 NFB
  • C0104 109 NFB
Description
1 videocassette (31 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
VHS format [NTSC]
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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