Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Documentary, Short Films
Arabic / English / German (English subtitles)
Interviewed by the BBC towards the end of her family’s perilous four-year journey from war-torn Syria to Germany, Hamsa’s spirited determination caught the attention of two filmmakers. Beginning a new life in the small German village of Schnega, Hamsa welcomes the filmmakers into her family’s home to tell them their story, revealing how they have adapted to their new surroundings and how the village have worked to welcome them into their community. Hamsa’s radiant smile and boundless love for her children shows the untold story of Syrian refugees searching for a safe place to call home. To order a copy of this film please send a request via your coordinator.
This programme has not been certified by the BBFC. Into Film suggest it is engaging for ages 7-19.
A unique drama based on the true stories of a group of teenagers seeking asylum in the UK.
Insightful documentary following immigrant children in France as they learn to speak French in a special class in Paris.
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Caroline Spearpoint, director of short film Hamsa, visited a school in Glasgow for Refugee Week to discuss her film and the wider issues of the refugee crisis.
Viewing time 5 mins
Ahead of Refugee Week (19 - 25 June) Judith Dennis of the Refugee Council suggests ways of bringing incredible stories of young refugees into the classroom.
Reading time 3 mins
For Refugee Week, find out how you can use film to help young people understand the wider contexts of current issues.
Reading time 3 mins
Film is the perfect medium to reveal the nuances and human stories behind these groups that are so often mispresented and dehumanised across society.
Films for Primary and Secondary that celebrate identity and teach the importance of belonging and inclusion.
Suitable forAll ages
No. of films29
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