Archives de l'Auteur: mindthegap

Black Friday

Two videos on Black Friday

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Consumerism

A documentary on consumerism, taken from the TV series Big Ideas That Changed the World (2005)

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South Africa in 2019

An article on today’s dramatic situation in South Africa https://edition.cnn.com/2019/05/07/africa/south-africa-elections-inequality-intl/index.html   A video in French on May 8th elections in South Africa.  

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Lamb to the slaughter

The document we listened to in class : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C23foF4Flq4 An analysis of Hitchcock’s episode we watched in class Lamb to the slaughter, an episode shot in 1979 and introduced by Roald Dahl himself!

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CO Ellis Island

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The Godfather

Extract from The Godfather, a film directed by Francis Ford Coppola in 1972

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A history of Ellis Island

Ellis Island on the History channel  

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Chalk symbols

Chalk symbols on Ellis Island

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The Statue of Liberty

Website about the Statue and Ellis Island : https://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/   A video on the history of Liberty Enlightening the World (many comments from angry black people point at the fact that the statue was originally modelled on a black woman to denounce slavery, but this seems to be a hoax! https://www.nps.gov/stli/learn/historyculture/black-statue-of-liberty.htm) Another video in 90 … Continuer la lecture »

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Poems on the tube

Transport for London use poetry to try and encourage people to be aware and more considerate of each other while travelling on the London underground.

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