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Into Archive Film Action Pack

Still from A Trip to the Moon
Still from A Trip to the Moon


All ages


Short (1-4 activities)



This pack provides worksheets and activities for members to analyse stills and clips from any archive film or photograph. The activities will help young people to develop their personal analysis and interpretation of primary sources in addition to creating their own texts inspired by the archive footage. 

About 14-18 NOW

14-18 NOW is a five-year programme of extraordinary arts experiences connecting people with the First World War. Working with partners all across the UK, we commission new artworks from leading contemporary artists, musicians, designers and performers, inspired by the period 1914-18. These new artworks bring stories of the First World War to life, offer fresh perspectives and connect a global conflict from 100 years ago with our world today. So far more than 30 million people have experienced our programme. 14-18 NOW is supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England, by the DCMS. Into Film and 14-18 NOW are delighted to be collaborating on the creation of activities to deepen students' engagement in history through archive film.


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  • History
  • Local History

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