Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Coming of Age, Drama
Billie is a sixteen-year-old having weekly meetings with her mother Jane, who has recently come out as transgender, requesting to be called James as he undergoes gender reassignment. Meanwhile, Billie is going through her own identity issues and begins experimenting with a new group of friends, which she documents in a series of uninhibited self-made home videos. Shot every Tuesday over the course of a year, this unusually structured film deals with universal issues around identity, growing up, and the complicated, often fractious relationship between parents and their children in warm-hearted, gently humorous and often startlingly frank fashion.
A film guide that looks at 52 Tuesdays (2013), exploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion.
A film guide that looks at the A Fantastic Woman (2017), exploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion.
A beautifully understated, naturalistic drama about childhood gender identity confusion that’s both touching and gently humorous.
7+ years 79 mins
Uplifting tale of Manuela, a mother who decides to relocate to Barcelona after her son's sudden death.
14+ years 99 mins
Funny and moving road movie about the developing relationship between Bree, a pre-op transsexual and her new-found son Toby.
16+ years 99 mins
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Following the success of 'A Fantastic Woman' we look at ten more great films that deal with gender identity, transgender issues, and transitional experiences.
Reading time 5 mins
Molly sat down with 52 Tuesdays director Sophie Hyde and actress Tilda Cobham-Hervey to discuss the importance of exploring gender and sexuality in film.
Viewing time 5 mins
Our films programming team offer up their selections for film of the year. Is yours on there?
Reading time 8 mins
We look into the innovative new drama 52 Tuesdays, and explore other instances of transgender stories in cinema.
Reading time 6 mins
LGBTQ+ cinema is an important, necessary tool for young people to see themselves represented on screen, as well as learning about acceptance and empathy.
Exploring the best of world cinema and foreign language titles for primary and secondary ages.
Suitable forAll ages
No. of films39
A selection of films which explore teenage life, specifically the transition from adolescence into adulthood.
No. of films23
A selection of films that explore how people overcome challenging times to achieve emotional wellbeing.
Suitable forAll ages
No. of films15
A film list that showcases female representation both in front of and behind the camera.
No. of films17
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