The newest episode of The Constitution Project series is now online! Watch Search and Seizure: Mapp v. Ohio.
The Constitution Project: The Bill of Rights has won a Gold Plaque at the 2012 Hugo Television Awards! The Hugo Awards are part of the 48th Chicago International Film Festival. The Bill of Rights won in the category of Educational Program, Adult Audience. Additional information can be found at www.cinemachicago.org.
A Call to Act is among six winners of The American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award. The award is the ABA’s most prestigious recognition of works in media and arts that promote the understanding of America’s legal system. The Silver Gavel Awards will be presented at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on July 19th.
Watch A Call to Act, and other films in The Constitution Project series, online at the Annenberg Classroom website.
Jury Selection: Edmonson v. Leesville Concrete Company is this year’s winner of the CINE Masters Series Award in the category of Professional Non-Telecast Non-Fiction. The 2010 award went to Yick Wo and the Equal Protection Clause.
Watch both films online at the Annenberg Classroom website.
The Annenberg Classroom site has been updated, so finding and viewing Constitution Project films is now easier than ever!
To enable fullscreen mode on any of the videos, choose “Watch Online,” then just double-click on the player.
We’re doing our best to ensure everything is up to date, but please give us a heads-up if you notice any broken links from our site to Annenberg’s.
Jury Selection: Edmonson v. Leesville Concrete Company is the winner of the 2011 CINE Special Jury Award for Adult Education and Entertainment.
Previously, both Edmonson and Let Freedom Swing! won CINE Golden Eagles. Edmonson now moves on to the next level of competition as a nominee for the Masters Series Award. Last year’s Masters Series winner for Professional Non-Telecast Non-Fiction was another Constitution Project film, Yick Wo and the Equal Protection Clause.
Jury Selection: Edmonson v. Leesville Concrete Company and Let Freedom Swing have both won 2010 CINE Golden Eagle Awards! The two films were among six awards given in the Adult Education and Entertainment category.
Check all of this season’s CINE Golden Eagle Award winners on the CINE website.
Watch the latest film in The Constitution Project onine now! A Call to Act tells the story of Lilly Ledbetter, who was discriminated against for decades at her job at Goodyear Tires. She took her case to the Supreme Court… and lost. But that didn’t stop Lilly Ledbetter. She went to Congress and from there to the White House. The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was the first bill signed into law by President Obama.
The DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival has announced their awards for 2010. Yick Wo and the Equal Protection Clause has been named Best Documentary Short. It will screen this Sunday at 2pm, along with five other short films, including Jitensha, the film named Best Narrative Short. You can read more about Yick Wo and the other winners here.
Let Freedom Swing is now available to stream online! LFS is three short films that explore the parallel histories of the Constitution and Jazz and feature Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and musician Wynton Marsalis as well as scholars and musicians from all walks of American life.