The Armstrong Lie: Film Guide

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A film guide that looks at The Armstrong Lie (2013), a documentary chronicling sports legend Lance Armstrong's improbable rise and ultimate fall from grace.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Physical Education, Media Studies, PSHE Education and Biology in addition to highlighting themes surrounding sports and sporting events, ethics, fame and consumerism, addictions, physical health, crime and punishment, and anti-bullying.

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This Resource Supports

  • Media Studies
  • Physical Education
  • PSHE Education
  • Religious Education
  • Ethics
  • Biology
  • Science

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