Spotlight: Film Guide





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A film guide that looks at Spotlight (2015), an engrossing drama about a group of journalists at the Boston Globe newspaper uncovering widespread historical abuse in the Catholic Church.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Media Studies, Law, Religious Education, Psychology, History and PSHE Education in addition to highlighting themes surrounding abuse, ethics, community, religions and beliefs, law and order, historical events and child safety.

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  • History
  • Law
  • Media Studies
  • PSHE Education
  • Psychology
  • Religious Education

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