The Refiners fire

United States, 1969

Film
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A film produced by high school students, employing animated squares and circles depicting a situation in which a person with new ideas, may influence some, but is often persecuted by the majority. Provides a discussion point on leadership, resistance to change and group dynamics.

Credits

co-producers/directors

C Hemenway

R. Grossman

K Beasley

production company

Doubleday Multi Media

Entropy

Language

English

Duration

00:06:03:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27812

Subject categories

Amateur & Student Films

Amateur & Student Films → Student films - United States

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Crafts & Visual Arts → Symbolism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Leadership

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social groups

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Symbolism

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Conformity

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Change (Psychology)

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Leadership

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Symbolism

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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