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Tchou-tchou

Tchou-tchou

| 13 min

This short children's film by Co Hodeman tells the story of 2 children and their encounter with an angry dragon, all represented by colourful building blocks.


Credits
  • director
    Co Hoedeman
  • script
    Co Hoedeman
  • producer
    Pierre Moretti
  • sound
    Roger Lamoureux
  • editing
    Yves Leduc
  • animation
    Jana B. Subert
  • music
    Normand Roger

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Education

Ages 8 to 11

Arts Education - Visual Arts
English Language Arts - Children's Stories/Fables
Health/Personal Development - Problem Solving/Conflict Resolution

This colourful, somewhat abstract animated film can get children’s imaginations working; for example, the teacher can ask them to interpret the film in writing, or through some artistic activity. Exploring the theme of fear can be especially worthwhile. The monster/dragon that’s so scary, that we try to get away from, can, if confronted or viewed in another way, become an engine, a source of motivation. The teacher can thus draw a parallel and lead children to reconsider their fears, while helping them realize they have the power to act.

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