Captain Phillips: Film Guide

Captain Phillips
Captain Phillips




Short (1-4 activities)

A Film Guide that looks at Captain Phillips, the true story of the cargo ship Maersk Alabama's seizure by Somali pirates in 2009, and the gripping events that followed. This guide is useful for exploring topics including Politics, Psychology, Human Rights and Ethics in addition to highlighting themes surrounding crime and punishment, mental health, poverty, gangs and filmmaking.

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This Resource Supports

  • Citizenship
  • Human Rights
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Religious Education
  • Ethics

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