Big Hero 6: Film Guide
A film guide that looks at Big Hero 6 (2014), exploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion.
Fri 07 Feb 2020
09:45 - 11:55
University of Kent,
WHAT: Into Film is proud to present a free educational screening of Big Hero 6 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: Friday 7 February, 09.45am - 11.55am (the event will start promptly at 10am)
WHERE: Gulbenkian, University of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NB.
Certificate: PG - BBFC. Into Film recommends this film is engaging for ages 7-14.
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Big Hero 6
14 year-old Hiro is a robotics wiz, wowing his scientist older brother with amazing inventions and winning a place at a prestigious university. However, when tragedy strikes, Hiro has to use his skills for much more serious and dangerous purposes. Gathering together a gang of cool scientist friends and a lovable inflatable robot called Baymax, he forms a team of futuristic heroes and sets about saving his home city of San Fransokyo. This action-packed animation brilliantly combines Disney’s traditional animation with the world of superheroes and also has a poignant message about the importance of friendship in difficult times.
mild threat, scary scenes
Chris Williams, Don Hall