Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Comedy, Coming of Age, Drama
Nadine is a high-schooler like many others, struggling to cope with the societal pressures that teenage life has to offer. Her friendship group extends little further than long-time confidante Krista, but their relationship soon takes a drastic turn when Krista begins dating Nadine’s older brother, Darian. Despite the attentions of affable classmate Erwin and regular conversations with her sarcastic yet supportive teacher Mr. Bruner, Nadine’s world starts to spiral out of control. The Edge of Seventeen is an honest depiction of adolescence, often fun and full of dark humour, but also sensitively explores issues around mental health, including the isolation felt by its protagonist.
Activities to support engagement, debate and reflection alongside a screening from the Generation Z strand of the festival.
A film guide that looks at Lady Bird (2017), exploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion.
The joys and heartbreaks of growing up are beautifully handled in this captivating coming-of-age story that balances emotion with humour.
11–16 years 98 mins
Low-budget, hilarious hit film about a smart, independent 16-year-old whose life changes when she finds she's pregnant by a boy at her school.
11+ years 92 mins
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Gritty and contemplative, 'Runaway' is our latest Film of the Month winner, and comes from filmmaker James at Coleg Sir Gar in Llanelli, Wales.
Viewing time 5 mins
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