Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Comedy, Drama, Musicals
The frequently explored theme of soldiers returning home from war is given a toe-tapping, contemporary twist in this feel-good crowd-pleaser that will delight fans of films such as Mamma Mia. Adapted from a hit British stage musical, based on the songs of pop-folk band The Proclaimers, the simple yet exuberant tale focuses on young Scottish squaddies Davy and Ally as they try to fit back into society after serving in Afghanistan. With everyday Edinburgh so different to what they experienced in the army, the mates struggle to cope with the pressures of love and life. However, their dreams of brighter futures keep them going, resulting in an uplifting movie that's brimming with warmth, poignancy and wit.
This film-focused resource enables you to explore ideas of identity, voice and self-expression with your students.
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Uplifting comedy about an unlikely moment in recent British history when, in 1984, gay rights activists offered to support the striking miners.
14+ years 115 mins
Based on opera La Boheme, this tale of struggling artists relocates Puccini's stage musical from 1800s Paris to 1980s New York.
14+ years 129 mins
Musical about a young woman who's about to be married and is trying to find out which of the men her mother was briefly involved with is her father.
7–14 years 106 mins
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To celebrate International Music Day (21 June), our new review competition asks young people to review films with a focus on music, from Fantasia to La La Land.
Reading time 3 mins
A film list that celebrates the power of music to express identity and bring people together.
Suitable forAll ages
No. of films23
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