Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Action and Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Science Fiction and Fantasy
A much-loved 80s film, this version of Ghostbusters brings the sci-fi comedy up to date turning the four-man ghostbusting team into a group of feisty, funny, supernatural loving women. High-school science pals Erin and Abby are thrown together again when their book on the supernatural is discovered by managers of a haunted house. Realising this is their chance to prove to the world ghosts really exist they set up a ghostbusting service with the help of another science-mad (with emphasis on the mad) colleague Holtzman and Patty, a New York savvy subway attendant who leads them to their first catch. With cameo appearances from original cast members and 80s styled special effects, this is an affectionate nod to the past as well as a cleverly written, female-led action adventure for a new generation of ghostbusting fans.
Activities to support engagement, debate and reflection for secondary titles within the Comedy Genius strand of the Into Film Festival.
This resource uses film to explore the representation of women in film for students aged 11-16.
Claiming it to be a holiday, estate agent Jim Evers takes his family to a prospective property, only to become trapped in the haunted mansion!
7–11 years 84 mins
Influential 80s comedy about a makeshift police force for the supernatural.
11+ years 100 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
We sent reporter Alexa to experience a day of talks on why gender equality is vital in the film industry at the BFI's 'Woman With A Movie Camera' summit.
Reading time 6 mins
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