BFI Sci-Fi - Silent Running

Still from Silent Running
Still from Silent Running




Medium (5-11 activities)


England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

This resource provides activities and tools to support students to discuss and analyse the themes of Silent Running (1972, PG), and apply normative ethics systems to plan a persuasive public relations campaign based on the predictions the film makes about the future of Earth. This resource was written in collaboration with Into Film by a Teach First Religious Studies teacher, for the BFI's Sci-Fi Days of Fear and Wonder blockbuster season.

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  • Religious Education
  • Ethics
  • Philosophy

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