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Period and Historical
English (English subtitles)
Based on the acclaimed Alice Walker novel of the same name, The Color Purple chronicles the turbulent life of Celie, who has rarely known happiness in the American Deep South of the 1900s. When her husband separates Celie from her sister, she is plunged into a lonely, unforgiving world. However, Celie's life changes with the appearance of sultry singer Shug Avery, who gives her the determination to become a strong woman. This adaptation from director Steven Spielberg is a beautifully shot, life-affirming tale of personal triumph, love and hope.
Contains references to child sexual abuse and infrequent moderate bad language
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Activities to support debate, discussion and reflection alongside a screening from the Black Star strand.
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Harper Lee adaptation about an idealistic white lawyer in 1930s Alabama who takes on the case of a Black man accused of an awful crime.
In the US south in the 60s, just after the passing of the Civil Rights Act, a black police officer is arrested for a prominent white citizen's murder.
Unsettling drama based on Toni Morrison's novel about a mysterious woman who enters the life of a former slave and is related to her disturbing past.
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Discover a bumper crop of new films now available to stream for free, including acclaimed literary adaptations, vibrant animated worlds and a silent cinema gem.
Reading time 7 mins
February marks LGBT+ History Month, and to help you celebrate, we've curated a programme of LGBTQ+ films and documentaries available to stream with Into Film+.
Reading time 8 mins
May's leader of the month is Zahra Bei, from Burnside Secondary PRU in London. Here, she talks to us about the many ways using film has benefitted her pupils.
Reading time 2 mins
Director Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks reunite to explore the Cold War in new thriller Bridge of Spies.
Reading time 10 mins
BFI Black Star Programmer Ashley Clark explains the reasoning behind the new season, and how it raises both timely and important discussions.
Reading time 5 mins
A list of films on Into Film+ and Into Film+ Premium that are literary adaptations of set texts on the A-level English Literature syllabus.
Suitable forAll ages
No. of films12
A list of films that deal with the issue of bullying and its effect on self-esteem.
No. of films22
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