Black Star strand resource

Dear White People
Dear White People




Short (1-4 activities)


England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland

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Black History Month
1 October - 1 November

This resource is designed to enhance your experience of visiting the festival and can be used before or after viewing a film that is part of the Black Star strand. You can cherry-pick the activities in this resource and use the ‘extend' or ‘simplify' suggestions for learners of different ages and stages.

There is an accompanying Black Star PowerPoint presentation and Student pack available to download at: 

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Black Star strand PowerPoint presentation

Black Star strand PowerPoint presentation PPTX

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Black Star strand student pack

Black Star strand student pack

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Black Star strand teachers' notes

Black Star strand teachers' notes PDF

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Interview with actor Idris Elba

Idris Elba on his film career, and his top tips on how to become an actor.

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