BFI Sci Fi - A Trip to the Moon

Still from A Trip to the Moon
Still from A Trip to the Moon




Short (1-4 activities)


England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland

Students work with the fantastical eight minute silent film A Trip to the Moon (1902, U) as stimulus to research and create a brochure to encourage space tourism, and prepare and run a press conference for the film's astronauts. This resource was produced to accompany the BFI's Sci-Fi Days of Fear and Wonder blockbuster season and provides tools and templates to support students to access and interpret this classic film text.

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A Trip to the Moon presentation

Film stills and stimulus questions to work with this silent classic.

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A Trip to the Moon teachers' notes

Guidance notes to deliver a lesson based on this silent classic.

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