Journeys in Film and Participant Media Release Educational Curriculum Guide for Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet
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An animated narrative becomes a frame story in which marvelous and dreamlike animations are embedded. As Mustafa discourses on love, marriage, work, and other major life issues, the child Almitra's imagination soars and the viewer is engaged in fantastical and magical interludes that interpret the philosophical messages. Artists from France, Dubai, Poland, Ireland, and the United States directed the animation, each with free rein to interpret and illustrate a poem. The animations, all very different from each other, nevertheless blend seamlessly into the main story. A poem by Kahlil Gibran called “On Teaching,” exhorts teachers to practice humility and challenge us: How do we lead our students to the thresholds of their own minds? This Curriculum Guide will help you achieve that goal by introducing lessons that encourage both critical thinking and creativity.
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