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World Folk Art.

WORLD FOLK ART. Crystal Productions, 1812 Johns Drive, P.O. Box 2159, Glenview, IL 60025. (708) 657-8144. 6 still-frame programs/2 videotapes, VHS format, Teacher's Guide, $185.00. (Filmstrip with cassettes and guide, six filmstrips, $185.00)

This presentation consists of six programs exploring the meaning of folk art and how it has been passed down through history within different cultures often related by common issues. The vast collection of the Museum of International Folk Art is captured in rich photographs, which provide the visual information in this series. In order to examine the many aspects of folk art, the series is divided into six programs which include: All Introductory Overview, The Influence of Tradition, The Influence of Religion and Spirituality, The Influence of Architecture and Natural Design, A Product of Community and Expression of Cultures.

This extensive set of programs is worth having for spontaneous use in the classroom. It is certain to inform students at all levels of instruction in ways that are exciting as well as provocative.
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Publication:School Arts
Article Type:Video Recording Review
Date:May 1, 1992
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