Sir! Sir!

Canada, 1968

Film
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Here is what happened in a Toronto classroom when teachers occupied the children’s desks and children became the teachers. The film grew out of another, Mrs. Ryan’s Drama Class, where young children found their way into creative drama. There is food for thought in this impromptu reversal of roles.

Credits

director

Michael Rubbo

producer

Tom Daly

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:20:15:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

33789

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Educational innovations

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Teaching

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Role playing

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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