Captive Audience: Advertising Invades the Classroom|
This film examines how the introduction of advertising into the classroom, along with the reliance on commercial interests to fund schools, is undermining the democratic mission of public education. Captive Audience includes close analysis of exclusive soda contracts, Channel One, and sponsored educational materials. 45 min. (2003)
"If you think that our schools should teach kids how to be active citizens rather than passive consumers, here's a video that'll give ammunition for agitation."
-- Jim Hightower | author, Thieves in High Places