Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Based on a true story, Drama
Based on the best-selling memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, ‘Beautiful Boy’ explores their relationship and its many ups and downs of the years as Nic struggles with drug addiction. Despite sharing a close bond with his father in Nic’s younger years, he begins to confide in David less and less in his later teenage life, with his father growing increasingly concerned for his son’s welfare. Through recovery, relapse and unwavering support from his family, Nic battles against the addiction which threatens to consume him, in this emotionally raw, sensitive drama.
Activities to support engagement, debate and reflection for titles within the Mental Wellbeing & Identity strand of the Into Film Festival.
Brilliantly observed and cruelly amusing drama about the children of a couple going through a bitter divorce in 1970s New York
16+ years 77 mins
A renowned musician falls in love with a young singer-songwriter and helps her to find fame as addiction takes its toll on his own life.
16+ years 136 mins
Shot over 12 years, Richard Linklater follows a boy from Austin as he grows from childhood to college age, in this laidback, poignant and unique epic.
14+ years 159 mins
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'Mary Queen of Scots' and 'Monsters and Men' are also in cinemas this week, with 'The Little Stranger', 'American Animals' and 'Under the Tree' on DVD.
Reading time 3 mins
Watch drug addiction drama 'Beautiful Boy', in cinemas from 18 January, and download our new Relationships and Resilience assembly resource as an accompaniment.
Reading time 7 mins
Explore PSHE learning for students aged 15 and above with our new Relationships and Resilience resource, themed around new true-life drama, 'Beautiful Boy'.
Reading time 3 mins
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