What I Did In Fifth Grade In this full-length documentary, a teacher chronicles a year working in a school with a large, underprivileged population. Winner of a Critical Edge Film Festival Best Local Documentary Award, and an official selection of the Beloit, Sunrise, Julien Dubuque, and Louisville International film festivals. Invite Teacher/Director Marc Kornblatt for school visits, or purchase DVDs, through contact page. Trailer.
Pecatonica celebrates children, cows, and Wisconsin’s countryside in this music video featuring music by a country band from the state’s Driftless Region. Watch video.
Good Luck Holly Pebble This eerie short narrative willl leave you wondering about what is real and what isn’t. An official selection of the Scream in the Dark, Madtown Horror and the Fantasmagorical film festivals. Watch video.
Half Staff shares one teacher’s approach to talking about a solemn moment in American history. Watch video.
We Gotta Move celebrates the joy of jiggling, wiggling, hopping, flopping and more. Watch video.
Why a Penny? documents children’s life-affirming response to catastrophe. Watch video.
If You Want to be a Reader brings college athletes and first graders together for a common cause. Watch video.
Dream Cinquains pays tribute to the vision of Martin Luther King. Watch video.
Lincoln’s Flags features students promoting peace through K’naan’s “Waving Flag.” Watch video.
Hello Eek! stars a teacher and his students entertaining their Alaskan pen pals. Watch video.
Take a Breath dramatizes mindfulness. Watch video.
Kids ‘n Cake captures students taking poetic license with Cake’s “It’s Coming Down.” Watch video.
Community This short documentary follows students as they form ties beyond school. An official Selection of Beloit and Green Bay film festivals. Watch video.
Hard Biscuits sends up Run DMC’s “Hard Times.” Watch video.
Mathematical Humdingers plays with numbers. Watch video.
Maniac Magee dramatizes Jerry Spinelli’s novel. Watch video.
Readin’ Fever riffs on a jazz classic. Watch video.
Carried Away celebrates reading and creativity. Watch video.
The Making of Carried Away This short documentary is an official selection of the Wildwood Film Festival. Watch video.
Sugar Day draws inspiration from Nappy Roots. Watch video.