Monday, October 1, 2007

Fully Awake: Black Mountain College

Fully Awake: Black Mountain College is an excellent documentary film exploring "education in a democracy," and highlights the College's belief that the creative arts and practical responsibilities are equally important to intellectual development. Copies are available new and used via Amazon  Black Mountain College (1933-1957) has emerged as one of the better known experiments in higher education with former students and faculty helping to shape modern art. You can read more about the Fully Awake project and also view a Fully Awake trailer.