Man on Wire: Film Guide

A film guide looking at Man on Wire (2008), exploring its key topics and th
A film guide looking at Man on Wire (2008), exploring its key topics and th




Short (1-4 activities)

A film guide that looks at Man on Wire (2008), an adrenaline-fuelled documentary following Philipe Petit who, in 1974, walked along a tightrope between New York's Twin Towers without permission from the authorities.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Film Studies and Psychology in addition to highlighting themes surrounding historical events, life and death, fame and consumerism, and extreme sports.

This resource includes

This Resource Supports

  • Film Studies
  • Psychology

Got Some Feedback?

We love to hear how educators have used our resources.

Contact us

Updating our resources

We have developed a large catalogue of educational resources since launching in 2013, and some references and terminology will inevitably have dated as society and language evolves. We are aware of this and will be updating resources when our production schedule allows.

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.

Into Film CPD Training (Bolton)


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


Viewing 2 of 2 related items.

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."