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The Sweater | Sheldon Cohen (1980)

Nightmare At School (Catherine Arcand, 2007) | Response to video

Catherine Arcands’s film Nightmare at School is about elementary students’ fears as they approach secondary school.
Surrealism is a style or movement in which various real objects are combined in a fantastical (or even magical) way.
Discuss some of the fears shown in the film and the surrealistic ways in which they are portrayed.


Schoolboys – do you want to make money during your holidays?

This page is from the Montreal newspaper The Daily World. It appeared in 1926.  Do you think this ad conveys the same feeling and ideas as the artwork in the  Money Makers post? Are they talking about the same thing? Continue reading