Searching: Film Guide
A film guide that looks at Searching (2018), exploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion.
Tue 04 Feb 2020
13:00 - 15:10
The Place Bedford,
WHAT: Into Film is proud to present a free educational screening of Searching 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.
WHEN: Wednesday 4 March, 1pm - 3.10pm (the event will start promptly at 1.15pm)
WHERE: The Place Bedford, Bradgate Rd, Bedford MK40 3DE. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to enquire about concessions being open.
Certificate: 12A - BBFC. Into Film recommends this film is engaging for ages 11+.
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David is a widowed man who is desperate to find his daughter Margot when she goes missing one evening. Unable to get hold of her and fearing she may be harmed, he proceeds to search through her laptop, looking through her social media for clues and interviewing her school friends to try and find some answers. With the help of a detective, he embarks on a suspenseful investigation which reveals he may not know his daughter as well as he initially thought. With a narrative completely set on a computer screen, this unconventional and inventive thriller puts into question society’s obsession with technology and what it means for the relationships between young people and their parents.
Infrequent strong language, moderate violence, drug references.