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
Nobody explains the mysterious of menstruation better than a 16mm educational film! Join us with this DVD compilation of tastefully abstract diagrams of female sex organs and girls becoming women! And help us decide - are these films progressive sex education or just advertisements for feminine hygiene products. Films include - Story of Menstruation, Naturally.. a
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
Three episodes of the 1972 4-H Council and Michigan State Univ-produced wacky TV show that teaches kids good nutrition with humor and songs. Episodes include – Getting It All Together, Great Nutrition Turn-On and Look Inside Yourself.
Vintage 16mm films about the joy and melodrama that is the school dance. Films include- As Others See Us (1953) – The Dairy Council shows us how to behave when at a social event. Getting Closer (1975) – Will young Greg make it to the dance tonight or will his shyness keep him at home
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
Car crashes and their causes. Films include – Traffic Safety-Courtesy, Mystery Crash, Auto Accident – What to Do Afterwards, Collision Rescue, Wheels of Tragedy
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!
From the A/V Geeks Film Archive. These cartoons aren’t what you’d see on Saturday morning. They have important agendas and the producers felt animation might make their point better. Cautious Twins (1960) 6 min Story of a boy and girl who are sent to the store for a loaf of bread. They follow their mother’s
Melodrama and madness in the office in the midst of an outright class war between management and the workers. Funnier than Dilbert because it seems so real! Films include: The Grapevine, Promotion Bypass, The Trouble with Women
The AV Geeks closely examine all the nasty little things that grow in an office culture. Films include: Office Safety – The Thrill Seekers, Office Practice: Your Attitude, Who Did What to Whom?, Your Image: Make It Work for You, Keeping a Job is Work and more!
A compilation of 16mm films that feature gratuitous assembly line footage. This is machine and manufacturing porn. It’s just like regular porn, with the close-ups, the repetitive motions, the cheezy music and non-existant plots. Plus, you’ll learn how lots of things are made – light bulbs, automobiles, candy and more – just not babies. Films
School films from the 1950s and 1960s about how good manners makes your life easier and makes the world a better place. Films include: Are Manners Important, Good Table Manners, We Play and Share Together, Everyday Courtesy, Exchanging Greetings and Introductions, Helping Johnny Remember and By Jupiter.
Teenagers are always getting into trouble;- whether its hanging out with the wrong crowd, dating, drinking or body odor.These films try to head off problems early. Films include: Name Unknown, Going Steady, Getting Along with Parents, Body Care and Grooming, Unto Thyself Be True and Any Boy – USA.
After unleashing the atomic genie, these films helped Americans cope with the horrible new weapon and energy source. Films include: Living with the Atom, Radioactive Fallout and Shelter, The Atom Strikes!, Fallout: When and How to Protect Yourself, The Atom Goes To Sea.
Out of the many genres in the AV Geeks Educational Film Archive, venereal disease films are one of the most popular, simply because they provide a revealing glimpse into the secret history of sex in the United States. During the first half of the twentieth century, society was conservative in regards to sexuality, but only
In the afterglow of victory against tyranny in World War II, the United States found itself as a world superpower with a new potential foe – the Soviet Union. The films on this DVD, pulled from the A/V Geeks Educational Film Archive, hoped to educate the American public about the menace of the Soviet Union
During World War II, 16mm educational films were recognized by the U.S. Military as an efficient and effective training tool to get a consistent message across to a large number of troops. The films and projectors were portable and inexpensive. The challenge was to come up with effective means to engage the average soldier and
Hey, ladies, is your husband grumbling about the cleanliness of his home, his clothes and the kids? Is your grocery budget through the roof and, yet, the family just mopes and picks at their plates? Do you know how to handle an aerosol can correctly? And do you ever wonder what problems housewives around the