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Citizen Harold

Citizen Harold

| 8 min

This animated short is the tale of a man roused from the torpor of his TV viewing by the sound of chainsaws whining their way through neighbourhood trees! Harold has to do something, and how he does it is the subject of this film. It's a story that any citizen might well ponder. After all, Harold is the familiar non-hero that everyone knows.

  • director
    Hugh Foulds
  • producer
    John Taylor
  • executive producer
    Robert Verrall
  • editing
    Luke Bennett
  • sound editing
    Karl Duplessis
  • re-recording
    Ron Alexander
    Michel Descombes
  • animation
    Hugh Foulds
    Wayne Morris
  • music
    High Street Band


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Ages 11 to 17

Civics/Citizenship - Citizen Responsibilities
Science - Environmental Science
Social Studies - Environmental Challenges

Discuss with the class why it is effective to have a group of people, rather than one person, fighting for a cause. As a class or in small groups, find a cause you think is worth fighting for, either in your own school or in your local town. Students record the challenges they face as they work their way towards making a difference. If teaching at the grade 6 level, use the following link for lesson plan ideas. Upper grade teachers may refer to this link and modify ideas to make grade appropriate.

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