Green Line Oberstufe: Working with Films





Filming a haiku

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Haiku images
A photographer follows the 1600-mile trail of Japan’s most famous bard, Matsuo Bashō, and shares the images he took along the way.
Quelle: National Geographic Society
Datum: February 2008




Poverty and Race in the US

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Inequality in Industrialized Nations 1
Once nations become industrialized, more equal societies almost always do better in terms of health, well-being and social cohesion. However, large income inequalities within societies destroy the social fabric and quality of life for everyone.
Quelle: Anup Shah
Datum: 2009



Inequality in Industrialized Nations 2
Americans have always believed that hard work will bring rewards, but vast numbers now cannot meet their bills even with two or three jobs. More than one in 10 citizens live below the poverty line, and the gap between the ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’ is widening.
Quelle: Guardian News and Media Limited
Datum: 2006




Hispanic Migrants in Memphis

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Tell Me About Memphis 1
The most important information about Memphis and the history of this fascinating city can be found here.
Quelle: Tennessee History for Kids, Inc.
Datum: 2009



Tell Me About Memphis 2
Here is a website for the city of Memphis that concentrates on the tourist attractions in that city. You can find up-to-date information about the goings-on in the city here.
Quelle: Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau
Datum: 2010



Carlos Mencia 1
In these two articles about Latino comedian Carlos Mencia, you can read about how laughter helps some people get over stigmas while others still have problems with jokes about the old stereotypes.
Quelle: Yvonne Wingett, The Arizona Republic
Datum: June 13, 2006



Carlos Mencia 2
Quelle: Jorge Casuso
Datum: January 12, 2009




Breakthrough in Stem Cell Research

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Neurological Diseases
Background information about these degenerative neurological diseases can be found readily on the Internet. At about.com students can find concise answers to questions they may have.
Quelle: About.com
Datum: 2010




Green Fuel from Pond Scum

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Hydrogen-fuelled Cars 1
Here is some information on hydrogen-fuelled cars arriving on the German market.
Quelle: Spiegel Online GmbH
Datum: 2010






Debating Budget Airlines

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Comparing Modes of Transportation 1
This program allows the user to compare various modes of transportation, taking into consideration the costs, time and energy consumption of the trip.
Quelle: DB Vertrieb GmbH
Datum: 2010



Comparing Modes of Transportation 2
With this distance calculator, you can quickly and easily find the distance between any two places on earth.
Quelle: Pearson Education, publishing as Infoplease
Datum: 2009




UN Mission to Darfur

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The UN Security Council and Kosovo
This forum offers a brief introduction to Kosovo and a collection of key documents and articles about this southern province of Serbia and Montenegro. Students may be interested to see how the UN and other outside security forces have intervened in the past in European conflicts.
Quelle: Global Policy Forum
Datum: 2010



UN Involvement in Afghanistan
This website offers a brief introduction to Afghanistan and a collection of key documents and articles about this troubled country. Students may be interested to see how the UN and other outside security forces have intervened in the past in this country.
Quelle: Global Policy Forum
Datum: 2010



UN Missions 1
The United Nations website offers a wealth of information about their worldwide peacekeeping missions.
Quelle: United Nations
Datum: 2010



UN Missions 2
The latest news regarding the UN mission to Sudan can be found here.
Quelle: United Nations
Datum: 2010




India Call Centres

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Indian Call Centers Meet Americans' Every Whim
Stressed-out Americans are now having their day-to-day lives organized by assistants in Asia. From tutoring to restaurant reservations, call centers halfway around the world are taking care of their every need.
Quelle: Spiegel Online GmbH
Datum: November 28, 2007




Secularism in India

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The Hindu-Islam Conflict in India
This essay describes the causes and effects of the Hindu-Islam conflict in India.
Quelle: Rit Nosotro, Hyperhistory.net
Datum: 2003



The Destruction of the Ayodha Mosque
This BBC news article describes the political and historical background behind the destruction of the mosque in Ayodha.
Quelle: BBC News
Datum: 2008



Indian Culture
This article offers an overview of the historical and current state of India’s culture.
Quelle: Wikipedia
Datum: 2010




The Indian-Pakistani Border

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The Hidden Story of Partition and Its Legacies
In a relatively brief article on the partition of India, Dr. Crispn Bates explains the reasons for the division, the present tensions and hopes for the future of India and Pakistan.
Quelle: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Datum: 2009




Imagine … The Hip Hop Generation

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The Hip Hop Culture 1
This article presents the history and culture of the hip hop scene in a thorough and comprehensible manner.
Quelle: Wikipedia
Datum: 2010



The Hip Hop Culture 2
A hip hop producer explains why he thinks the hip hop genre/lifestyle is not dead.
Quelle: BigThink.com
Datum: 2010




Beach Statues

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Antony Gormley’s project “Another Place” on Crosby Beach 1
Antony Gormley’s website shows the diverse ways that he has embarked upon with his conceptions in art.
Quelle: AntonyGormley.com
Datum: 2010



Antony Gormley’s project “Another Place” on Crosby Beach 2
The Beach Statues now standing on Crosby Beach have a long history, which is described here.
Quelle: Wikipedia
Datum: 2010



Antony Gormley’s project “Another Place” on Crosby Beach 3
This video presents an artistic view of the statues on the beach.
Quelle: Frances Twiddy
Datum: 2009




Film Talk: Interview with Mike Leigh

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Mike Leigh’s Films
The Internet Movie Database’s page on Mike Leigh offers information about him and his films.
Quelle: IMDb.com, Inc.
Datum: 2010



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