Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Animation, Family, Musicals
In 1879, Félicie Milliner is an 11-year-old girl from rural Brittany who decides to flee her orphanage with her best friend, the charismatic but clumsy Victor, so that they can chase their dreams in Paris. Victor is determined to become an inventor, and Félicie can think about nothing but dancing, but upon their arrival in the big city the two become accidentally separated. Alone and with no money, Félicie decides to help out a cleaning lady for the opera house, home of a famous ballet school, in exchange for a bed for the night. So close to her dream, Félicie ‘borrows’ the identity of another girl in order to be taken on as a student in this music-filled, historical adventure that's full of impressive dance sequences.
A film guide that looks at Ballerina (2016), exploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion.
Activities to support engagement, debate and reflection alongside a screening from the Let's Play strand of the festival.
A feel-good animation about Justin, an unlikely hero who dreams of being a valiant knight, but lives in a hum-drum town where knights are outlawed.
7–14 years 96 mins
Anime about a 13-year-old witch-in-training who, as part of her calling, has to spend a year living away from her mother in a new town.
5–11 years 103 mins
Available to stream
In a smoggy steam-powered Paris, young scientist April is trying to finish her parents’ project to invent an invincibility serum.
7–14 years 106 mins
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We spoke with actor and dancer Maddie Ziegler about 'Ballerina', her favourite films, and which actor she'd most like to work with.
Viewing time 5 mins
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