Cultural Identity

Attack the Block film still
Attack the Block film still




Medium (5-11 activities)


England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

This Into Film resource was written by Teach First teachers, for the BFI's Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder blockbuster season. The resource contains synopses, clips from the film Attack the Block, discussion ideas, UK-wide cross-curricular links and a range of activities. Students will discuss the issues surrounding how young people are portrayed in the media. The core of the lesson will then focus on a discussion around how young people are portrayed in the film and how the director attempts to unravel some of these stereotypes through humour, and by giving his protagonists a backstory. 

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  • Citizenship
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Moving Image Arts

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