Into Film Festival Programme

This years Into Film Festival offers up over 130 titles, carefully curated for their appeal and suitability for young people aged from 5-19

The 2017 Into Film Festival is divided into six strands, delivering a thought-provoking programme of diverse stories, genres and themes that will engage and excite young people in the cinematic experience.

The selected film titles will address representations of diversity; explore the many ways we can - and do - effect change in the world; champion the value, benefits and joy of creative play; and present the experience of being a young person living in a modern world. Film titles will include blockbuster premieres alongside classics and hidden gems from the archive, spanning modern foreign language to animation, all mapped against curricula from across the four nations, and supported by the Festival's various educational resources.

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Activate: Effecting Change

A specially selected programme of films featuring stories of individual, communal and global activism that inspire change for the better.

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Let's Play!

A specially selected programme of films that celebrate creativity, play and exploration.

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No Borders, No Boundaries

A specially selected programme of films that explores ideas of the boundaries and borders that exist within cultures and traditions around the world and across history.

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Generation Z

A specially selected programme of films focused on the wellbeing, issues and ideologies of young people today.

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History in Action

A specially selected programme of films that bring history to life through fiction, archive and documentary. This strand is for Secondary only.

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Thriller

A specially selected programme of Thriller films to complement the BFI’s Blockbuster Season, including films curated by young people.

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