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LESSON PLAN
The Story of The Third Wave

                     
 

                       

 

 

State of Crisis Productions is pleased to announce that "Lesson Plan" has obtained
worldwide distribution with Mercury Media International

Check out Mercury's latest worldwide TV contracts
(Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Finland, Poland, Israel, Turkey)

 

 



View The "Lesson Plan" Film Trailer
(c) 2011 State of Crisis Productions

 



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California Film Institute on Marin TV

 

 

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*************  UPCOMING SCREENINGS  *************

(None Scheduled At This Time)

Lesson Plan is now available to see online:
Amazon Movies
Flixfling

(still working on the DVD, collecting extras)

 



The Third Wave was the classroom experiment
by history teacher Ron Jones, which gave the students a taste of fascism
(in 1967 at Cubberley High School in Palo Alto, California)
"The Wave" stories (film and book) and "Die Welle" movie are based on this true story


LESSON PLAN DOCUMENTARY IN THE NEWS
 

 

Lesson Plan has obtained worldwide distribution with Mercury Media International

>>> Check out Mercury's latest worldwide TV contracts <<<
(Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Finland, Poland, Israel, Turkey)

Independent Filmmakers Showcase Film Festival Media Alert 3/12/12

Lesson Plan receives Spring 2011 CINE Golden Eagle Award

"AIFF 2011: Lesson Plan Worked For The Audience" by Blogger Steve, 12/9/11

"KIFF Audience Award winners get serious" By Dan Lybarger, Kansas City Star, 10/13/11

"KIFF: Ten movies you MUST see" by Robert W. Butler, 9/20/11

Highlights of this year's KIFF by Calli Parker, KCMETROPOLIS.org, 8/23/11

WINNER, JURY AWARD, BEST DOCUMENTARY 2011, Chicago United Film Festival

Tom Tangney video interview June 7, 2011 (KIRO)
"DON'T MISS!"  rating/review by Christopher Frizzelle in "The Stranger" Seattle newspaper
3 of 4 stars SIFF review by Paul de Barros in The Seattle Times (look under May 31) 
Recommended by Kathy Fennessy in SIFFBLog on May 16
5-star review by Aiden Karamanyan on May 29
Special mention in Movie City News and The Sunbreak

Review at Newport Beach FF, Patricia Ducey, Libertas Film Magazine, 5/10/11

CBC radio interview on The Current, 4/19/11
and responses by listeners of that radio report

Article in Israel, Haaretz.co.il, 4/4/11

Sold out both screenings at Victoria Film Festival

Culture Vulture Victoria blog review, Brendan Ralfs, 2/9/11

Review at Victoria Film Festival, Michael D. Reid, Times Colonist, 2/10/11

Interview of Philip Neel and David Jeffery, Jason Whyte at efilmcritic.com, 2/5/11

Blog report on October 13 MVFF screening, Will Kirkland, 10/14/10

Film School, Bohemian.com, David Templeton, 10/06/10

Feature: Lights... camera... action!, Pacific Sun, Pacific Sun, Mal Karman, 10/1/10

Local Filmmakers Pour into Mill Valley, SF360, Michael Fox, 9/29/10

Mill Valley Film Festival line-up delivers star power, global appeal, StarkInsider, Clinton Stark, 9/14/10

 


For additional information about the Wave story, go to:


FAQ Resources site by original students - www.thewavehome.com

Original teacher Ron Jones site - www.ronjoneswriter.com

 


 

 


************* PAST SCREENINGS *************
 

 


   November 30, 2012
      7:00 PM
    White Rock Social Justice Film Festival
     First United Church
    15385 Semiahmoo Avenue
     White Rock, BC, Canada

 

 


Har Zion Temple

October 21, 2012  10:00 AM - 12:15 PM (9:30 registration)
Har Zion Temple, 1500 Hagys Ford Road, Penn Valley, PA
          Lesson Plan documentary screening and discussion
          Attended by original Wave teacher Ron Jones,
              and his students Philip Neel (Exec. Producer) & Mark Hancock

RSVP (free to the public):  thewave@harziontemple.org
     >>>>> CLICK HERE FOR EVENT INFO FLIER <<<<<

The Wave Rolls On, Jewish Exponent, Eric Berger, 10/17/12
A group-think experiment 40 years later, Mainline Media News, Bonnie Squires, 10/18/12

 

 

May 8, 2012

Presentation in New York City to the

UN Interagency Framework Team for Preventive Action

 

 

 

 

 LOS ANGELES PREMIER
March 21, 2012
Independent Filmmakers Showcase
Film Festival

CLICK HERE FOR MEDIA ALERT (PDF)

 

 

World Community Film Festival BC Canada

February 11, at 1:15 Langara College, Vancouver
Check for additional screening dates around British Columbia

 

 

Salt Spring Film Festival

March 2-4, Salt Spring Island,
BC  Canada

 

 

January 30, 2012 at 7:30 PM in Smith Auditorium

Manhattan College, New York City

Philip Neel and David Jeffery plan to attend

 

 

  ANCHORAGE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

   Anchorage, Alaska

   Dec 3 at 4:00 PM and Dec 8 at 5:50 PM

 

 

  
   November 16, 2011 at 8:30 PM

   Yeshiva University, New York City

   Original Wave teacher Ron Jones attended

   Click for event Facebook page (log in first)

   Video of Ron Jones presentation

   Two articles of the event:  One and Two

 

 

 

  November 17, 2011 at 7 PM

  Forum Events Center
  147 S. Hillside
  Wichita, Kansas

 

 

  October 14 - 20, 2011
  Glenwood Arts Theatre
  Overland Park, Kansas

 

 
      Tuesday, October 11 at 9:00 PM

     Wednesday, October 12 at 12:00 AM (midnight)

     Knowledge Network TV, British Columbia, Canada

 

 

       Sunday, October 2 at 8:30 PM

     (check your local listings)

     ABC2 TV  in  Australia

 

 

Saturday
OCTOBER 1
1:15 PM

"KIFF Audience Award winners get serious" by Dan Lybarger, Kansas City Star, 10/13/11
KIFF  "10 To Check Out" by Dan Lybarger, Kansas City Star, 9/28/11

KIFF  "
Ten movies you MUST see" by Robert W. Butler, 9/20/11
Highlights of this year's KIFF by Calli Parker, KCMETROPOLIS.org, 8/23/11

 

 

WINNER, JURY AWARD, BEST DOCUMENTARY 2011

 

 

 

JULY 11
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Free "Lesson Plan" screening & discussion in Vancouver, Canada
and Ron Jones interactive workshop

Simon Fraser University
Centre for Education, Law and Society
"Action for a Just Society" Summer Institute

 

 

 


Sunday June 26 at 2:00 PM
 

 


 

  Tom Tangney video interview June 7, 2011 (KIRO)
LESSON PLAN documentary - May 31 and June 1 at the Harvard Exit Theater

"DON'T MISS!"  rating/review by Christopher Frizzelle in "The Stranger" Seattle newspaper
3 of 4 stars SIFF review by Paul de Barros in The Seattle Times (look under May 31)
Recommended by Kathy Fennessy in SIFFBLog on May 16
5-star review by Aiden Karamanyan on May 29
Special mention in Movie City News and The Sunbreak

 

 


 



Called "The Third Wave" at the time, it is now more commonly known as "The Wave"



 


 

 

 

 

   

          May 4, 2011            

 



 

APRIL 20, 2011

 


 

       Indie Spirit Film Festival, Colorado Springs   April 15 & 16, 2011 Indie Spirit Film Festival, Colorado Springs

 

 

Fairfax Documentary Film Festival




 

 APRIL 2 at 7:30 PM

 FAIRFAX DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL

 

 


Lesson Plan movie at Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival

Lesson Plan film at Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival

Friday March 4 at 8 PM; Saturday March 5 at 8 PM; Sunday March 6 at 2 PM

 

 

 


San Francisco      February 26

Performance Showcase
 

 

 


Victoria Film Festival
showings February 5 & 12

NOTE:  Producers Philip Neel, David Jeffery, and Robert Del Valle will attend February 5

Also special "Sips-n-Cinema" event on Feb 12
Lesson Plan at Victoria Film Festival

 

See our trailer at the VFF Confirmed Films Web Page

Lesson Plan documentary at Victoria Film Festival

Interview of Philip Neel and David Jeffery by Jason Whyte at efilmcritic.com, Feb. 5

 

 

 



Emory University and Hillel with Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

January 31, 2011  7-9 PM at Emory Center for Ethics

Lesson Plan documentary at Atlanta Jewish Film Festival


 

 

 


WORLD PREMIER AT MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 10, 2010
 

Lesson Plan movie world premier at Mill Valley Film Festival

MVFF 2010 Focus Selection Movie
 

 

 

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Worldwide Distribution - Mercury Media International

 

Executive Producer Philip Neel:
Philip Neel on IMDb
Email: phil@lessonplanmovie.com

 Executive Producer David Jeffery:
David Jeffery on IMDb
Email: dave@lessonplanmovie.com

 Producer Robert Del Valle:
Robert Del Valle on IMDb
Email: bob@lessonplanmovie.com

 Associate Producer Mark Hancock:
Email: mark@thewavehome.com

 

 

The producers thank the Righteous Persons Foundation for their generous support

For additional information about the Wave story, go to:

FAQ Resources site by original students - www.thewavehome.com

Original teacher Ron Jones site - www.ronjoneswriter.com

 

See also our IMDb page
(incomplete & inaccurate)

 


 

 

 

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