The Cup: Film Guide

The Cup
The Cup




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A Film Guide that looks at The Cup, an entertaining, unusual film about two young monks desperate to find a way of watching the 1998 World Cup Final in their monastery. 

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Religious Education, Citizenship and Physical Education in addition to highlighting themes surrounding refugees and immigration, friendships, festivals and celebrations, and identity, communities and beliefs.

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  • Citizenship
  • Human Rights
  • Physical Education
  • Religious Education
  • Spirituality

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