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Beeban Kidron: The shared wonder of film

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http://www.ted.com Movies have the power to create a shared narrative experience and to shape memories and worldviews. British film director Beeban Kidron invokes iconic film scenes -- from Miracle in Milan to Boyz n the Hood -- as she shows how her group FILMCLUB shares great films with kids. Missed the list of films? Here it is again for you to immerse yourself: - Miracle in Milan, Vittorio de Sica (1951) - Slumdog Millionaire, Danny Boyle (2008) - Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Frank Capra (1939) - Hotel Rwanda, Terry George (2004) - Schindler's List, Steven Spielberg (1993) - To Sir, with Love, James Clavell (1967) - Persepolis, Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi (2007) - Jaws, Steven Spielberg (1975) - The Diary of Anne Frank, George Stevens (1959) - The Great Escape, John Sturgese (1963) - Shoah, Claude Lanzmann (1985) - Triumph of the Will, Leni Riefenstahl (1935) - The Wizard of Oz, Victor Fleming (1939) - Citizen Kane, Orson Welles (1941) - Boyz n the Hood, John Singleton (1991) - Tom Hanks as Jim Lovell in Apollo 13, Ron Howard (1995) - Ben Kingsley as Gandhi in Gandhi, Richard Attenborough (1982) - Eve Harrington from All About Eve, Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1950) - Howard Beale from Network, Sidney Lumet (1976) - Mildred Pierce, Michael Curtiz (1945) - Rear Window, Alfred Hitchcock (1954) TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates on malaria and mosquitoes, Pattie Maes on the "Sixth Sense" wearable tech, and "Lost" producer JJ Abrams on the allure of mystery. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. Closed captions and translated subtitles in a variety of languages are now available on TED.com, at http://www.ted.com/translate If you have questions or comments about this or other TED videos, please go to http://support.ted.com