BFI Sci-Fi Flash Gordon

Still from Flash Gordon -Ming and Flash
Still from Flash Gordon -Ming and Flash




Medium (5-11 activities)


England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

This resource provides clips, stills and activity templates to enable students to work with the stimulus of Flash Gordon (1980, PG) to investigate and analyse democracy, dictatorship and propaganda. For English focussed lessons there is guidance to encourage students to demonstrate their understanding and interpretation of characters, setting and story in the film text through role-play. This resource was written in collaboration with Into Film by a Teach First History teacher, for the BFI's Sci-Fi Days of Fear and Wonder blockbuster season.

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Flash Gordon Presentation

Film clips, stills and stimulus questions to work with Flash Gordon.

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Flash Gordon Teacher's Notes

Guidance notes to deliver a lesson based on Flash Gordon.

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This Resource Supports

  • Citizenship
  • Democracy
  • English
  • History
  • Twentieth Century
  • Politics

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