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To mark the release of golden globe-winning film Fences, we sent young reporter Ketsia to meet Viola Davis (The Help) who stars alongside Denzil Washington in the critically acclaimed new release.
Actor and producer Viola has portrayed many challenging and empowered roles in film and spoke about the struggles that young people may face when approaching a career in film, as well as in life in general. She also highlighted the importance of family as a theme in Fences and how courage was the driving force behind her character.
For teachers looking to explore themes within the film, try our International Women's Day resource and explore the theme below.
A film list that showcases female representation both in front of and behind the camera.
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Our theme for the Autumn term is Diversity, focusing on Ethnicity, Gender, Disability, Sexual Orientation, and Socioeconomic Status.
We look at Hidden Figures, a film that tells the true-story of the African American women who used their resourcefulness & ingenuity to propel NASA into space.
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