Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Coming of Age, Drama
New kid in town Jim Stark arrives with a bad reputation; he’s been in trouble in the past which is why his family have had to move to Los Angeles. But he’s soon arrested for drunken behaviour, and at the police station he meets two other juveniles, Judy and Plato, who are also both struggling with issues at home. All three have complicated relationships with their families, and so together they decide to rebel against society around them, falling afoul of a gang of delinquents, with dangerous, substantial consequences. ‘Rebel Without a Cause’ is arguably the seminal coming-of-age film of its era as the US adjusted to post-war life, made all the more poignant by the tragic death of its iconic star shortly after filming.
A film guide that looks at Rebel Without A Cause (1955), exploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion.
Engrossing tragi-comedy centring on the friendship between two street drifters, a troubled gay youth in love with a rebellious rich kid.
16+ years 100 mins
The revolutions of the 1960s are violently and psychedelically enacted in an archaic English boarding school.
14+ years 111 mins
Based on a true story, this sad drama sees a young man drop out of college and journey across ths US and on deep into the Alaskan wilderness.
16+ years 142 mins
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Reading time 6 mins
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Reading time 3 mins
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Reading time 3 mins
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Explore how film can be a wonderful tool for developing emotional understanding and mental wellbeing.
A list of films that deal with the issue of bullying and its effect on self-esteem.
No. of films22
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No. of films23
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