Patrick Henry - Quest for Freedom
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In this award-winning film American History comes to life with colorful characters, delightful humor, and dramatic 3-D animation. It's storytelling at its best, as Boomer the Eagle introduces students to the founding fathers at the 1775 Virginia Convention. Together, they follow the action leading to Patrick Henry's famous rallying cry for American independence: "Give me liberty or give me death!" Awards: Dr. Toy's "100 BEST Childrens Products 2007", and "Top 10 Educational Products 2007",winner of an iParenting Media Award, the Film Advisory Board Award of Excellence, Family Reveiw Center Platinum Award. Endorsement and approval of both the Dove Foundation and Kids First!
It was entertaining and more importantly was very informative. The historical content is superb and I like the way "Boomer" is incorporated to give background information. The quality of the animation is outstanding. What could be better than an informative lesson in a format that kids love? --Mark Little, 5th Grade Teacher
Overwhelmingly, my students enjoyed your product. They felt like it was educational, entertaining, and well done. In addition, they did not feel that it was inappropriate for their grade level, on the contrary in fact! This proves we are all kids at heart and love to be entertained while we are educated. My students believe strongly that content does not have to be dry and adult-like to be educational and I agree. Students will be grateful for your hard work and will eagerly watch your future productions. --Margie Roueche, 8th Grade Teacher
I have been a classroom teacher for over 25 years and your movie on Patrick Henry is the best educational video I have ever seen. Boomer (the eagle) does a masterful job helping students understand the speech that propelled the colonies to break free from England. Keep up the good work! --Alan Walker, Teacher of the Year
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~ Kristin Olsen
The horrible production values are well below that of animation student-made projects. The bland and poorly animated characters as well as the uninspired backgrounds, do little to capture the Colonial days. But clipping, sloppy texturing, choppy animation and terrible composition is only the start. The actual "fact-based" history is far and few, as the story is mostly clogged with cookie-cutter, tongue-in-cheek dialog that has no relevance to the Patrick Henry legend. The only thing you'll learn from this DVD is what NOT to do when creating a 3D movie.
The DVD's only saving grace is it's cheesiness. People in or going into the Animation industry will get a good laugh out of the shoddy craftsmanship. But that's about it. Kids expect Pixar quality production values, and this DVD's distractingly bad appearance won't win over anyone.