State of Play

Children at play participate in complex scientific discovery as they hypothesize, experiment and make generalizations about the world and how it works.
Kevin Macdonald directed one of my absolute favorite movies of the last ten years, the twisty political thriller State of Play. As such, I was especially excited when I had opportunity to chat with the director about his latest project, Black Sea (now in theaters).
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Fall is upon us, and kids are heading back to school. Sadly, for too many children that means 7 hours a day with no free play. That's because more schools are slashing recess to make time for the "serious" classroom subjects.
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Although there are many things that people have taken the time to chart geographically, one thing you won't find is a comprehensive map of play areas in your community. It's time to change that.
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Additional Credits Anthony Brian Smith, Writer/Producer Elberta Gaither, Director/Editor Chris Ewen, Sound Editor Freeing