Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Family, Period and Historical, War Films
This Irish drama is set during World War Two, just before the start of a series of German air raids on the nation’s capital in 1941, known as the Belfast Blitz. 12 year-old Tom is the son of a veterinarian who has been sent to war and, like his father, shares a special connection with the zoo animals, especially with an African elephant called Buster. When the ministry of defense orders for the animals to be put down in fear that they may be dangerous if they escape during raids, Tom, his bother Mickey and their friends form a plan to save Buster. This touching family film – which is partly based on a true story – presents this important event in Irish history with young people as the heroes of the story.
When Poland is invaded by the Nazis, the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo embark on a dangerous mission to provide sanctuary for persecuted Jews.
11+ years 127 mins
The friendship between 16-year-old farmer’s son Albert and his horse Joey is violently shattered by the outbreak of the First World War.
11–16 years 141 mins
Dramatic World War One film from author Michael Morpurgo, charting the story of two brothers journeying to No Man's Land.
11–16 years 102 mins
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