Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Science Fiction and Fantasy
Eight-year-old Alton is treated as special by the community of religious people he lives with on an isolated Texan ranch. With his piercing gaze and hypersensitivity to sound and light, Alton is certainly different to his peers. When he’s smuggled out of the commune and taken on the run, his kidnappers justify their actions as protection against those whom they fear plan to misuse Alton’s mysterious powers. Pursued by the media, the government, and the people who formerly considered him their prophet, Alton and his kidnappers face a tough journey made more difficult by the need for protection against the dangerous effects of direct sunlight.
A resource to support fun and thought provoking activity to complement an Into Film Festival screening in the Culture Shock strand.
Two teenage boys befriend a fugitive they find living on an island on the Mississippi river in this intense, slow-burning drama.
11+ years 125 mins
After an encounter with a UFO, a man becomes drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
7+ years 129 mins
In this tender and beautifully acted mix of sci-fi and romance, a peaceful alien crashes on Earth and has to assume human form to escape detection.
11+ years 110 mins
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After a bumper year of cinema, our Film Programming Assistant Michael runs you through the highlights, before revealing the whole team's Top 5 of 2016.
Reading time 10 mins
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