The Internet's Own Boy: Film Guide

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A film guide that looks at The Internet's Own Boy (2014), the story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz, who took his own life at the age of 26.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including ICT, Psychology, Media Studies, Law, PSHE Education and Citizenship in addition to highlighting themes surrounding mental health, technology, life and death, democracy and criminal investigations.

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The Internet's Own Boy Film Guide

A short .pdf of activities focusing on The Internet's Own Boy.

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Information Computing Technology

Design and Technology

Economics and Business



PSHE Education

Media Studies


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