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THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL (1951, directed by Robert Wise)

In the post-World War II climate of nuclear weapons testing, this film was a warning to nations on Earth to find peaceful solutions to their differences. Still relevant today, the film engages students in the science fiction genre while examining the era’s concerns about atomic warfare, as well as its fascination with the idea of visitors from outer space.



TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON

THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL
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