While devoting an entire DVD to films about the developmentally-disabled (mentally handicapped, retarded) might seem like an odd (maybe even inappropriate) theme, but these films provide insight into our culture’s view of the handicapped and the real-life problems that care providers must address. You can tell a lot about a society by how it treats
Educational filmmakers knew they have a hard audience to please - students! One method used to get their point across is an appropriate, hopefully interesting, (though often bizarre) soundtrack. This soundtrack (or song, as presented here) often reflects the culture and time during which the film was made, or takes on a particular musical 'style'
Films about good salesmanship. Now you, too, can learn about the A/V Geeks secret strategy for success. Films on salesmanship included: The Cookie Kids, Sales Building Role, Trader Vic’s Used Cars, Nothing But Lookers. Plus two “sponsored” films (films sponsored by a company for product placement) I Have To Be Me and Good Morning, Mr
The AV Geeks try to get into the holiday spirit and program about bunch of films about Santa Claus. Films include – the classic Night Before Christmas (1946), the inane Santa Claus Story, the baffling Santa Claus Suit, the violent Santa Claus’ Punch and Judy and more!
It’s fun to watch kids misbehave – especially when they aren’t yours! These films try to educate kids that it isn’t cool to be a snotty brat. Films include – Me, Too?, Parents – Who Needs Them?, If Mirrors Could Speak, Magic House, First Friends, Just Joking
Educational films that teach us about anger and how much fun it can be! Films include – I’m Mad At Me, Angry Night,The Aggressive Impulse, Mr Finley’s Feelings, Oops I Made A Mistake, It’s Not Much Fun Being Angry, Getting Angry and more!
Some films from the AV Geeks archive that have really catchy/annoying songs. Great to singalong! Films include: Fun With Lines, Crash Bang Boom, Malakapaladoo Skip Two, Drugs Are Like That, Shake Hands with Danger, Telezonia and VD is for Everybody.
In the past, the A/V Geeks have challenged audiences with films about drugs, bus safety, venereal disease, shotguns, meat and more. This year, the presentation focuses on films that feature balls – amazing films with bouncing spherical objects and the lessons they can teach us. This show is a must see for any fan of
Thrills, chills, and instructional violence! Come learn film making the way the pros did…through educational films! Films include – Handy Dandy Do-It Yourself Filmmaking Film, Understanding Movies, Filmmaking Techniques – Stunts, Diamonds Are Forever and more.
A bike spells freedom to a kid, and fear to parents. These films try to get kids to be responsible – spoiling all the fun. Films included: Bicycle Safety, Bicycle Clown, One Got Fat, The Day the Bicycles Disappeared, African Odyssey: The Red Bicycle and The Bike.
An evening of old school films about–interestingly enough–the hazards of going to school in the 1960s and 70s. Films include: Our Obligation, Lunchroom Manners, How Quiet Helps at School, And Then It Happened and more!
Wacky films from our much scapegoated northern neighbor. Films include: Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride, Toys, Great Annual Bathtub Race, Life Times Nine, Everybody’s Prejudiced and Hot Stuff
With all the films we have about troubled boys, we thought it would be a switch to have a compilation with films with nice boys. But audiences always get giggly when we show films featuring boys, so this DVD is a laughfest. Films include – Kenny Wants to Help, Helpful Little Fireman, Boys Game, Boy’s
That energy-packed crunchy nutritional start to your day Films include: Soopergoop, Watch Mr Wizard, Changing Food For Changing Times and boxes and boxes of vintage cereal commercials.. Part of this complete breakfast..
The A/V Geeks work through their fear of clowns and circus peanuts by putting together some of their best films about circuses onto one DVD. Films include: Here Comes The Circus, Let’s Go To The Circus, Circus Day In Our Town, A Circus Wakes Up, Circus Animals (excerpt), Circus Day (Revised) and more!
This fourth collection of classroom shorts from the A/V Geeks Film Library reveals how sly marketers used 16mm films to shape new generations of loyal consumers. Under the pretense of education, these filmmakers in gray flannel suits promoted their products in the guise of phony newsreels (News Cavalcade), classroom shorts (Your Daily Bread), and travelogues
A DVD compilation of vintage 16mm films about clothing and fashion and how it affects its wearer.
School films that feature clowns or cavemen. Films included – The Clowns, How the First Letter Was Written, Toothache of a Clown, Standing Up For Yourself, Pirro and the Alarm Clock, Drug Effects, Circus Day.
While Court TV pretends that there are moral lessons to be learned from the trials they are exploiting, the A/V Geeks present films that use mock trials to teach children about literacy, the generation gap, good gum care and more! Films include- Boy Meets Dog, Magnificent Major, Forrester Vs. Forrester, and Thunder And Lightning Case
Short films about motorcycles and the people who ride them. Films include - Not So Easy (featuring Peter Fonda and Evel Knievel), Vicious Cycles, Popsicle, Motorcycle Safety and Courtesy in Traffic and Beginning Motorcycle Rider Course: Unit 2 (Motorcycle Instrumentation).