Race: Film Guide

A film guide that looks at Race (2016), exploring its key topics and themes
A film guide that looks at Race (2016), exploring its key topics and themes




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A film guide that looks at Race (2016), a biopic of Black US athlete Jesse Owens and the barriers he had to overcome to compete at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including History, Politics, Citizenship, PSHE Education and Media Studies in addition to highlighting themes surrounding sports and sporting events, historical events, equality, ethics, fame and consumerism, racism and prejudice, democracy and European countries.

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This Resource Supports

  • Citizenship
  • History
  • Media Studies
  • Politics
  • PSHE Education

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