Big City Stories (Primary): Film Guide

Big City Stories
Big City Stories




Short (1-4 activities)

Related calendar events

Black History Month
1 October - 1 November

A film guide that looks at Big City Stories (Primary) [2011], a fascinating compilation of over 100 years of black Londoners on film, including interviews, newsreels, and clips from TV shows and feature films.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including History, Politics, Citizenship, Film Studies and Media Studies in addition to highlighting themes surrounding film history, community, racism and prejudice, poverty, urban life, British cinema, festivals and celebrations, historical periods and democracy.

This resource includes

Big City Stories

Big City Stories (Primary) Film Guide

A short .pdf of activities focusing on Big City Stories (Primary).

Size: 870 KB

Download for free

This Resource Supports




Film Studies

Media Studies

Got Some Feedback?

We love to hear how educators have used our resources.

Contact us
How Do Into Film Clubs Work? header

How do Into Film Clubs work?

Find out more about what's involved in running your very own Into Film Club.

Still from training video - kids in class.


Learn how to make the most of film in education with our training programme.

What our educators say

"Our SATs results this year were great, both progress and attainment in reading and writing have improved compared with last year, which we feel has been largely as a result of integrating the Into Film strategies."