Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Animation, Documentary, Short Films
Featuring narration from three children, this animated documentary shares their real experiences of having mothers with mental illness. Each of their stories is unique and each discuss how illnesses such as depression, bipolar and eating disorders have affected their mothers as well as their own lives. Alongside the difficulty of their situations, the children also share what things have helped them work through their own emotions as well as their positive attitudes towards mental health. This short is refreshing in its honesty and is a valuable resource for discussing mental health with young audiences. The film also includes affirming messages for children going through similar experiences.
To access this film on Vimeo, please contact your club coordinator for the link and password.
A lonely bird working at a packing factory dreams of a holiday in the sunshine.
5–11 years 4 mins
Available to stream
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
A troubled teenager finds escapism from her everyday life by imagining a magical world in which she battles evil giants.
11–16 years 106 mins
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