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CCMTI: Teaching about Japanese Culture through Film

Community College Master Teacher Institute: In celebration of International Education Week 2020, the IRIS International Film Club is sponsoring four talks for community college instructors on teaching international studies through film

Event Details

Thursday, November 19, 2020
3:30-5 p.m.
Before the talk, participants are encouraged to watch the film Tampopo, a 1985 Japanese comedy written and directed by Juzo Itami. Professor Ridgely will then discuss how to teach about aspects of Japanese culture through film.

Tampopo is available on google play, youtube, vudu, apple TV, Kanopy, and HBO max.

The first 30 community college instructors to register and attend all four CCMTI sessions will receive a copy of The Routledge Companion to World Cinema (retail value $51.95).