Boyhood: Film Guide

A film guide on Boyhood (2014). thumbnail
A film guide on Boyhood (2014). thumbnail




Short (1-4 activities)

A film guide that looks at Boyhood (2014), laidback, poignant and unique epic shot over 12 years, Richard Linklater follows a boy from Austin as he grows from childhood to college age.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including PSHE Education and Film Studies in addition to highlighting themes surrounding family, gender representation, coming-of-age.

This resource includes

This Resource Supports

  • Film Studies
  • PSHE Education

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

"The Filmmaking Guides have been invaluable in helping novice filmmakers, from ensuring their story is well told, to thinking about light, camera angles and editing."