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It's elementary [videorecording] : talking about gay issues in school / directed by Debra Chasnoff ; produced by Helen S. Cohen and Debra Chasnoff ; Women's Educational Media
Alternate Title Talking about gay issues in school [videorecording]
It's still elementary : the movie and the movement [videorecording]
It's elementary : talking about gay issues in school. A guide to community organizing, professional development and K-8 curriculum [videorecording]
Standard format
[Harriman, N.Y.] : New Day Films, [2008]
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  LC192.6 .I8711 2008  v.1    AVAILABLE
 Circ.Desk/24 Hr Resrve  LC192.6 .I8711 2008  v.2    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Homosexuality and education -- United States
Homosexuality -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States
Lesbianism -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States
Education -- Social aspects
Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Educational films
Physical Description 2 videodiscs (78 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (136 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.)
Note - System Details DVD
DVD-ROM system requirements: PC with a DVD-ROM drive, Adobe Acrobat
Language In English, with optional Spanish subtitles
Closed-captioned
Credits Principal cinematography, Fawn Yacker, Stephen McCarthy ; edited by Shirley Thompson ; original music, Jon Herbst
Note Originally produced for video in 1996
DVDs produced in 2007 ; accompanying book, c2008
Book ("It's elementary : talking about gay issues in school. A guide to community organizing, professional development and K-8 curriculum", c2008, The Respect for All Project) is edited by Cristy Chung and Michael Courville
DVD-ROM feature (disc 2): PDF version of the accompanying book
Summary "Takes cameras into classrooms across the U.S. to look at one of today's most controversial issues: whether and how gay issues should be discussed in schools ... Makes the case that all children are affected by anti-gay prejudice and that adults have a responsibility to address it. Showcasing teachers leading non-judgmental discussions with students about gay and lesbian people, the film demonstrates that students are eager to have honest conversations and learn about differences and respect"--Container
Incomplete Contents [v.1.] DVDs -- [v.2.] text
Disc 1. It's elementary : talking about gay issues in school [original version] (c1996, 78 min.) -- It's still elementary : the movie and the movement / director, Debra Chasnoff ; producers, Debra Chasnoff, Sue Chen ; editors, Kate Stilley Steiner, Kathleen Dargis, Shirley Thompson ; camera, S. Leo Chiang, Johnny Symons, Fawn Yacker ; music, Miriam Cutler (c2007, 47 min.)
Disc 2. It's elementary : talking about gay issues in school [educator training version] (c1997, 37 min.) -- "About the Respect for All People Project" (7 min.) -- deleted scene from It's elementary (5 min.)
Performer/Participant Features: Students, teachers, principals parents from six elementary and middle school
Alternate Author Chasnoff, Debra, 1957-
Women's Educational Media, Inc
Respect for All Project
New Day Films

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