Orozco: Man of Fire is now available on PBS LearningMedia with resources for grades 9 – 12 and a focus on Social Studies, Latina/o Studies, Civics, World History and Art History. Using video excerpts from the documentary Orozco: Man of Fire and the remarkable story of José Clemente Orozco as a guide, students will learn about José Clemente Orozco and how his art bears witness to the social and political events that unfolded during his lifetime. This digital learning object is now available for distribution into schools nationwide. To view the lesson plan, please click here.
By creating digital learning objects from LPB funded documentaries, LPB provides educators with education resources on Latino history, culture, and the arts to enrich the learning experience of students at an early age, and inspire and empower them with the knowledge that will allow them to succeed. PBS learningMedia has 1.5 million registered teachers with potential to reach and impact 30 million students. PBS LearningMedia is the go-to destination for instant access to tens of thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources including videos, games, audio clips, photos, lesson plans, and more.
In OROZCO: Man of Fire, Directors Laurie Coyle and Rick Tejada-Flores create a visually arresting and whimsical documentary portrait of Mexican muralist José Clemente Orozco (1883-1949), whose dramatic life, iconoclastic personality and dynamic painting changed the way we see art and politics. The documentary weaves a rich tapestry of images and sound, evoking Orozco’s artistic style, while opening a window onto the artist’s inner life, passions and convictions. For more information, please visit the LPB program page.3941 Views