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The Silent Witness -  - Educator Resources - Kunhardt Film Foundation

The Discussion and Education Guide is a resource to use when screening the documentary short The Silent Witness in communities and classrooms. Tomiko Morimoto West’s compelling personal narrative can be an accessible entry point to discussing difficult topics such as the tragedy, trauma, loss and legacy of war, as well as resilience and the interplay of history, ethics, and storytelling. An educational roadmap is also included with suggestions of ways secondary teachers can incorporate The Silent Witness into secondary ELA, History, or other humanities-based courses.

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