Tableaux from In The Crosswind

For a lesson for my Social Studies class, there’s a portion where the students are to perform tableaux: a group of models or motionless figures representing a scene from a story or from history.

There is a slight problem with providing context for them on what exactly a tableau is: the main examples of videos come from classrooms, where it’s not that exciting or groundbreaking.

I am fortunately aware of examples of tableaux with decent production values from the Estonian film In The Crosswind, which is a series of tableaux, and pulls off the effect beautifully.

About Thomas Mets

I’m a comic book fan, wannabe writer, politics buff and New Yorker. I don’t actually follow baseball. In the Estonian language, “Mets” simply means forest, or lousy sports team. You can email me at mistermets@gmail.com
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