Uncle Thomas: Accounting for the Days is about the special relationship between Regina Pessoa and her uncle. The film is a testament to her love for this eccentric, who was an artistic inspiration and played a key role in her becoming a filmmaker. A moving tribute to a poet of the everyday.
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Ages 13 to 18
Study Guide - Guide 1
English Language Arts - Children's Stories/Fables
Family Studies/Home Economics - Relationships
Health/Personal Development - Healthy Relationships
Health/Personal Development - Mental Health/Stress/Suicide
Media Education - Film Animation
Use to spark discussions of family relationships and the impact of mental health on relationships. Do you have a family member in your life that you have a special relationship with? Describe this relationship and why it is important to you. Examine the different storytelling approaches in animated shorts.