Films

Films to use

  • GFT School Events – UK Green Film Festival and Refugee Week 2012 (May 2012) - 0 comments

    UK Green Film Festival: One Life Thursday 17 May 10.00pm – 11.45am Glasgow Film Theatre Recommended for Primary 3+, Cert: U [Expressive Arts / Literacy / Sciences] One Life is a celebration of the most brilliant and imaginative stories of survival from the natural world. A major feature length production from BBC Earth Films, One […]

  • Boy and Bicycle (June 2011) - 0 comments

    English, Media Studies, Film Studies, Moving Image Arts Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, post-16 The first film by Ridley Scott (director of Alien, Blade Runner, Gladiator and others) shows a day in the life of a schoolboy playing truant. The schoolboy is played by his brother Tony, also now a film […]

  • Bande à Part (Band of Outsiders) (May 2011) - 0 comments

    English, French, Media Studies, Film Studies, Moving Image Arts Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, post-16 1964 film by Jean-Luc Godard about a group of incompetent would-be robbers. Use the dance scene in the cafe to explore sound in film. The beginning of the scene (where they are speaking to each other, […]

  • The Third Man () - 0 comments

    English, Media Studies, Film Studies, Moving Image Arts Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, post-16 1949 thriller based on Graham Greene’s story, set in post-war Vienna, notable for use of black and white cinematography with low-key lighting, canted angles, atmospheric score. Use the scene where Harry Lime first appears, or the chase […]

  • Great Expectations () - 0 comments

    English, Media Studies, Film Studies Key stages 1- 4, post – 16 David Lean’s 1948 adaptation has an opening scene which is great for teaching about sound, framing and editing. Play the sound without the image (up until just before Pip screams) and ask the students to list all the sounds they hear and to […]

  • Living in Oblivion (May 2011) - 0 comments

    English, Media Studies, Film Studies, Moving Image Arts Key Stage 4, post-16 You can use Tom De Cillo’s amusing indie film about the making of an indie film as an introduction to alternative cinema, and also for considering film narrative. The film plays with convention (particularly in the way it depicts dreams and dream sequences) […]

  • Man with a Movie Camera (May 2011) - 0 comments

    Media Studies, Film Studies, Moving Image Arts, History, Maths, Art Key Stage 1, 2, 3, 4 and post-16 1929 film depicting a day in the life of a Russian city, great use of dramatic compositions and ‘Soviet montage’ editing techniques. You can use this film with Key Stage 2 and upwards (though there is one […]

  • Run Lola Run () - 0 comments

    Media Studies, Film Studies, Moving Image Arts, Modern Foreign Languages (German) Key Stage 3 (though 15 cert), Key Stage 4, post-15 Berlin punk Lola has 20 minutes to get 100 000 marks to save her boyfriend’s life. The film shows three alternative versions of the action. Exciting music and editing, dramatic camera angles. Try playing […]