The Breadwinner: Film Guide

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The Breadwinner still

Ages

11–16

Duration

Short (1-4 activities)

Related calendar events

International Day of Democracy
15 September

A film guide that looks at The Breadwinner (2017), a compelling animation set in Afghanistan about a young girl who disguises herself as a boy to provide for her family after her father is unjustly arrested.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Art and Design, Citizenship, Religious Education and English Literature in addition to highlighting themes surrounding Middle Eastern countries, crime and punishment, life and death, growing up, community, poverty, food and health, and family & friendship. 

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The Breadwinner
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The Breadwinner Film Guide

A short PowerPoint of activities focusing on The Breadwinner

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This Resource Supports

Literacy

Art and Design

Law

English

Citizenship

Democracy

Human Rights

PSHE Education

Health

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