Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Biopics, Drama, Period and Historical
Set in 1970s San Francisco, Milk is an inspiring biopic of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay politician to be elected in America. The film shows the shocking prejudice encountered by Milk and those who campaigned alongside him in their fight for equality. Acclaimed director Gus Van Sant creates a fascinating portrait of Milk's political and personal world, brought to life by a fantastic lead performance from Sean Penn, who deservedly won 2009's Best Actor Oscar for the role.
A resource to encourage students to reflect on their attitudes to democracy and debate.
Made in 1961, when homosexuality was still illegal in Britain, this drama sees a gay lawyer fighting against a blackmailer targeting gay London men.
16+ years 96 mins
The life of gay, brilliantly witty writer Oscar Wilde is the basis for this film, in particular his disastrous relationship with Lord Alfred Douglas.
14+ years 111 mins
Thought-provoking film about an idealistic scout leader made a US senator and faced with the reality of widespread political corruption and cynicism.
11+ years 124 mins
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We look at Winston Churchill biopic 'Darkest Hour' and how it captures Britain at a time of tremendous uncertainty in the early days of World War Two.
Reading time 8 mins
Films acts as a window into the wider world, and offers contexts and points of view that might otherwise be closed to them.
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