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Based on the memoirs of David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy explores the relationship between father and son as teenager Nic becomes addicted to drugs and struggles with his recovery. After moving away from home to start college, Nic's relationship with drugs worsens, but despite the many setbacks along the way, he retains the support of his father and the rest of his family in this raw, sensitive drama.
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
Using powerful new film Beautiful Boy, our brand-new Relationships and Resilience assembly resource will engage students in PSHE learning.
Mary Queen of Scots examines the relationship between the titular character and her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I, in the 16th century, as they vie for power and the crown in this stylish period-drama which examines a crucial moment in British history; three individuals whose lives are significantly impacted by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by police in their Brooklyn neighbourhood have their interlinked stories shown from each of their perspectives in timely drama Monsters and Men.
Stylish period-drama which examines the relationship between Mary Queen of Scots and her cousin Queen Elizabeth I in the 16th century.
Age group14+ years
Leading this week's DVD releases is gothic drama The Little Stranger which sees the onset of spooky occurrences within a dilapidated family house once an outsider arrives. Set in 1948, Dr. Faraday visits Hundreds Hall to examine a patient and, though initially dismissive of suggestions around ghostly presences, he soon begins to question himself as events escalate in this adaptation of a 2009 novel.
British gothic horror set in 1948 in which a doctor becomes a close acquaintance of a wealthy family who believe they are being haunted.
Age group14+ years
Documentary-fiction hybrid American Animals blends real-life interviews with fictionalised footage around a true story which took place in 2003 which saw a group of college students attempting to steal valuable texts from the school library in a daring heist; Icelandic black-comedy Under the Tree sees a neighbourly dispute escalate wildly out of control when an overgrown tree becomes the subject of much contention, leading to underhand tactics, manipulation and comic violence.
Docu-drama in which four US college students plan an audacious heist to steal a number of incredibly valuable texts from their school library.
Age group16+ years
You can also look further ahead and book free tickets for our series of programmed Spring Screenings, taking place in February 2019, and designed to complement LGBT History Month.
Our latest Into Film Club of the Month is a double-header from St Ninian’s High School, Scotland, which boasts both a Junior and Senior Into Film Club.
Reading time 5 mins
Originally rated 18, we've negotiated a very special 15 certificate version of 'Mario' that Into Film Clubs can now order exclusively from our catalogue.
Reading time 6 mins
Book free preview screening tickets for your class and submit their questions for Joe Cornish, director of the new Arthurian fantasy adventure.
Viewing time 6 mins
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