Isle of Dogs: Film Guide

Isle of Dogs
Isle of Dogs




Short (1-4 activities)

A film guide that looks at Isle of Dogs (2018), a stop-motion animation set in Japan in which a young boy tries to find his lost dog on an island entirely populated by canines after an outbreak of dog flu in the city

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Politics, History, Citizenship and Art & Design in addition to highlighting themes surrounding family and friendships, equality, community, animals, gangs and film history. 


This resource includes

This Resource Supports

  • Art and Design
  • Citizenship
  • Design and Technology
  • Film Studies
  • History
  • Media Studies
  • Politics

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