Words and Pictures: Written by Gerald Di Pego, directed by Fred Schepisi, 2013, Latitude Productions and Lascaux Films (Santa Monica, CA, and Dallas, 111 minutes, rated PG-13)

Katrina A. Bramstedt*

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This is a review of the 2013 film Words and Pictures. Surprisingly, the film is not about justifying a role for the humanities in education but, rather, a battle to determine which is more valuable—literature or art?. At a time when many schools question if these have any value at all, this film uses passionate and afflicted teachers to explore which is most important and finds valuable intersections between the two.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)357-358
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Bioethical Inquiry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2015


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