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Month: October 2011

PRODOS Film Study Group: Winston Churchill, The Maverick Politician

Lady Randolph Churchill with sons, John (left) and 12 year old Winston (right)

For the advancement and inspiration of its members

PRODOS FILM STUDY GROUP

Proudly presents

With the kind permission of Sir Martin Gilbert

Another brilliant documentary:

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WINSTON CHURCHILL (part 1)
The Maverick Politician

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Date: Monday October 24 2011

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PRODOS Film Study Group: An evening of Pat Condell’s Godless Comedy

For the enlightenment, advancement, and inspiration of its members

PRODOS FILM STUDY GROUP

Proudly presents

With the kind permission of Pat Condell

A selection of his most interesting
and/or
controversial monologues.

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PRODOS Film Study Group: Free or Equal with Johan Norberg (Australian Premiere)

For the advancement and inspiration of its members

PRODOS FILM STUDY GROUP

Proudly presents

With thanks to Free to Choose Network

The Australian Premiere of
Another outstanding documentary:

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FREE OR EQUAL
with Johan Norberg

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Teddy Bobo Film Club, Series 6: Friday October 7


Teddy Bobo Film Club: THINK OUTSIDE THE SCREEN ™

The Teddy Bobo Film Club will hold its sixth series of spectacular experiments in film study + lateral thinking this Friday evening in Richmond (Melbourne, Australia).

The Format

  1. Entertainment: A number of very short (under 3 minutes) films, videos, and film excerpts from vastly different genres are presented.
  2. Film appreciation: After each film is screened, there is a brief period of study of the film, its background, the purpose it is meant to serve, what makes it distinctive, its production values, any curious observations, appreciation of its art and technology, etc. We call this segment “think inside the screen”.
  3. Thinking skill: Then, bouncing off some aspect of the film, a tightly-focused thinking exercise, led by Coach Prodos, and using the formal lateral thinking and constructive thinking methods developed by Edward de Bono is conducted! This is the think outside the screen™ segment. These exercises are not puzzles. They are not IQ games. They are not “positive thinking”. They’re simple tried and true methods which, as you practice, will improve your constructive & creative thinking skills.

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PRODOS Film Study Group: Thomas Sowell & Shelby Steele on Racism – Facts & Fallacies

Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell

For the enlightenment, advancement, and inspiration of its members

PRODOS FILM STUDY GROUP

Proudly presents

With the kind permission of

The Hoover Institution

Film talks of two Black American intellectuals – being two of the
finest minds on the planet – interviewed by Peter Robinson

1. Thomas Sowell

Discusses (among other things) …

Race: Economic Facts & Fallacies

And

2. Shelby Steele

Discusses (among other things) …

Race: Methods, Politics, Obama

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