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Monday, December 10 • 10:30am - 11:20am
Lights, Camera, Creation!: The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival

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The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival is an exciting annual video contest in which student filmmakers make short movies that creatively tell the entire stories of Newbery-winning books. Making the film is a fun and creative 21st century educational exercise and incorporates elements of literacy and language arts. Kids cooperatively adapt, storyboard, produce, direct, act, film and edit their movies. Festival founder and author, James Kennedy, shows Minnesota entries alongside national entries, and honors student filmmakers at a screening each winter. Learn more about this project and how you can incorporate it into your curriculum. More information can be found at 90secondnewbery.com.

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Leah Larson

LSTA Grant Coordinator, State Library Services, Minnesota Department of Education
After being a school media specialist for 10 years, I recently transitioned to a position at the department of education. I am passionate about young adult literature, professional development around racial equity and intersecting literacies. In my free time, I enjoy travel, spending... Read More →


Monday December 10, 2018 10:30am - 11:20am
Greenway HI - 2nd