Giovanni's Island: Film Guide

Into Film Holding Image
Into Film Holding Image

Ages

11–14

Duration

Short (1-4 activities)

Related calendar events

International Day of Peace
21 September

A film guide that looks at Giovanni's Island (2015), a moving Japanese animation about two brothers whose lives are turned upside-down when their idyllic island is occupied by Russia.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Art and Design, History, Geography and Citizenship in addition to highlighting themes surrounding growing up, World War Two, travel and exploration, the environment, community, child safety, family and friendships, life and death, and foreign language films.

This resource includes

Into Film Holding Image
pdf

Giovanni's Island Film Guide

A short .pdf of activities focusing on Giovanni's Island.

Size: 606 KB

Download for free

This Resource Supports

Art and Design

History

Geography

Citizenship

Languages

Got Some Feedback?

We love to hear how educators have used our resources.

Contact us
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.

Still from training video - kids in class.

Training

Learn how to make the most of film in education with our training programme.

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."