I am delighted to announce that on Wednesday the 25th of January 2012 at 10.30 am there will be a free showing of Please Vote For Me at the Filmhouse, Edinburgh
This showing of Please Vote For Me (China 2010; English subtitles) is presented by Take One Action in association with SCEN and is suitable for all secondary pupils from S1-S6. It is especially relevant to the themes of global citizenship and democracy.
To book, call the Filmhouse on: 0131 228 6382
Please Vote For Me is an award-winning film about an experiment with democracy in China. In an elementary school in the city of Wuhan, three eight-year-old children compete for the position of class monitor. Their parents, each devoted to their only child, take part and start to influence the results. Further details and a trailer are available at http://www.whydemocracy.net/film/3 and http://pleasevoteforme.org. The film lasts for 52 minutes and there will be an additional 30 minutes of discussion and activity.