Magic Lantern moves to Bright Box; documentary showing at library

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Posted: February 26, 2013

The Winchester Star

The documentary started as a film showing the use of teaching tools created by Scott Laidlaw’s company, Imagine Education, in a handful of classrooms. But the more the filmmakers delved into the issue of the “math cliff,” they realized the film’s scope needed to expand.
“The Biggest Story Problem: Why America’s Students are Failing at Math” documentary will be shown at 2 p.m. Saturday in the auditorium at Handley Library. Scott Laidlaw, the film’s co-producer, grew up in Winchester and graduated from Handley High School in 1989. The documentary looks at the crisis facing American students when it comes to math and what can be done about it.

Winchester — Magic Lantern Theater and the Bright Box Theatre are teaming up to bring regular movies to the Loudoun Street Mall.

A series of monthly movies begins March 7 at the new space inside...



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