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LIFE IN A DAY

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B:

Watch the trailer for Life in a Day. DISCUSS with your group:

What is this film about?

With the person next to you,


MATCH the following words with their proper definitions:

___ 1. banal

A. a moment or memory, recorded by camera or film

___ 2. editor

B. short video clips put together into one whole clip

___ 3. director

C. boring or average; everyday life

___ 4. documentary

D. video clips used to make a film

___ 5. footage

E. a person who manages and finances a film

___ 6. montage

F. to see something happen

___ 7. producer

G. the person who arranges and organizes video clips

___ 8. snapshot

H. a film that records real life

___ 9. witness

C:

I. a person in charge of making a film

Watch Kevin Macdonald on Life in a Day


With your group, ANSWER the following questions:
1. When was Life in a Day filmed? _______________________
2. Who filmed it? _____________________________________
3. What 3 questions did director Kevin Macdonald ask?
(1)______________________________________________
(2)______________________________________________
(3)______________________________________________
Felicia Snyder, Briercrest College 2014
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Watch Life in a Day / A new type of filmmaking

D:

With your group, ANSWER the following questions:

1. How many video clips did the filmmakers receive? ________________________


2. How many hours of footage did they have in total? ________________________
3. What do you think were some of the challenges of making this film?

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DISCUSS the following questions with your group:

What makes life important to you?


What does your day look like?
We all experience life so differently. Are people
mostly different, or mostly the same?

You can watch the entire


documentary for free at:

www.youtube.com/lifeinaday

Felicia Snyder, Briercrest College 2014


for educational use only