The Biggest Little Farm - Newport

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The Biggest Little Farm
Screening & Talk
The Biggest Little Farm

Event Date

Thu 27 Feb 2020

Event Time

09:45 - 12:00

Location

The Riverfront,
Kingsway,
Newport,
NP20 1HG

PG

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Cost

FREE

Recommended Age Group

7–16

Curriculum Subject/s

  • Biology
  • Geography
  • Human
  • Physical
  • Science

Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair friendly
    Wheelchair Access

WHAT: Into Film is proud to present a free educational screening of The Biggest Little Farm as part of the Spring Screenings: Changing Times programme. At a time of remarkable change around attitudes towards the environment, technology, politics, and identity, particularly for young people, this film will open up discussion around some of these themes, utilising the remarkable power of cinema to deepen learning as well as provoke conversation and debate. The screening will be preceded by a short compilation of archive film on the theme, special schools' edit provided by Yorkshire Film Archive and will be followed by a talk.

About the talk: Jennifer James who is the Education for Global Citizenship Adviser at Oxfam Cymru, will join for a post-screening talk where she’ll explore themes raised in the film. Oxfam Cymru is the voice of all Oxfam’s work in Wales – existing to end poverty and suffering in Wales, across the UK, and internationally.

Cynhelir y digwyddiadau hyn yn Saesneg ond darperir gweithgareddau, adnoddau a chefnogaeth yn y Gymraeg gan Into Film Cymru. I wybod mwy, ebostiwch cardiff@intofilm.org

These events will be held through the medium of English, however, Into Film Cymru also provide resources, events and services through the medium of Welsh. To find out more, email cardiff@intofilm.org

WHEN: Thursday 27 February, 9.45am - 12pm (the event will start promptly at 10am)

WHERE: The Riverfront, Kingsway, Newport NP20 1HG. Please note there is limited parking.

 

Certificate: PG - BBFC. Into Film recommends this film is engaging for ages 7-16.

 

*Educators must ensure they book tickets for themselves as well as students. On the order form, please indicate how many young people and how many adults will attend out of the total amount of tickets you have booked*

 

We look forward to seeing you at the screening!

Please contact info@intofilm.org with any queries.

 

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Film title

The Biggest Little Farm


Synopsis

After their adorable rescue dog Todd causes them to be evacuated from their urban home for incessant barking, John and Molly Chester decide to follow their dream of creating a sustainable farm together. They move to a rural area outside of Los Angeles and have 200 acres of land to mold into their own vision, aided by their mentor and friend, Alan. Shot over eight years, this enlightening documentary highlights their various struggles, challenges and triumphs along the way, as they aim to create a biodiverse haven for all creatures, great and small. ‘The Biggest Little Farm’ educates young audiences about the food chain, farming practices, nature, and issues around life and death in an accessible way.

Mild threat, images of dead and injured animals

Director/s

John Chester

Year

2018

Country of Production

USA

Genres

  • Documentary

Language

English

Duration

91 minutes

Venue name

The Riverfront

Address

Kingsway,
Newport,
NP20 1HG