Into Film puts film at the heart of the educational and personal development of children and young people across the UK. Our Into Film Recommends podcasts highlight great films to show and discuss with young people. Our Filmmaker Interviews feature talent in front of and behind the camera talking about how they started working in film.
What Is A Classic Film?
Alison Gardner, Rebecca Harrison and Nick Varley discuss what makes a classic film.
A Wrinkle In Time (Primary)
In the primary episode of this months podcast we explore the themes of family, on screen representation, and anti bullying in the extremely popular children's film A Wrinkle in Time. The film tells the story of Meg Murry, a high-school-aged girl who is transported on an adventure through time and space with her younger brother Charles Wallace and her friend Calvin O'Keefe to rescue her father, a gifted scientist, from the evil forces that hold him prisoner on another planet. .
A Wrinkle in Time
'A Wrinle in time' and Ten Films Celebrating Sibling Adventures
Love, Simon / The Rape of Recy Taylor (Secondary)
In the first segment of this episode we discuss how Love, Simon is a game changer for gay representation in teenage cinema, with it being the first film from a major studio to address the subject.
In the second segment we explore the historical and cultural significance of The Rape of Recy Taylor, a documentary which investigates the rape of Recy Taylor by six white men in Alabama during 1944.
Love Simon : A Game Changer for Gay representation in Teen Cinema
The Rape of Recy Taylor
The Rape of Recy Taylor: Film Guide
In Conversation with The Little Stranger director Lenny Abrahamson and actor Domhnall Gleeson
Into Film interviewed both director Lenny Abrahamson and actor Domhnall Gleeson for a podcast in advance of The Little Stranger’s theatrical release (21 September). We asked them a wide variety of questions about their approach to the film, its characters, and its themes, designed specifically to support English Literature teachers using The Little Stranger in the classroom.
Watch the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPDA7Z1c-Eg
Intro 00:00 - 00:43
Adaptation 00:43 - 2:57
Character 02:59 - 09:01
Setting 09:02 - 13:30
Themes 13:31 - 20:33
Radio 4, The Film Programme - Beeban Kidron
BBC Radio 4, The Film Programme - Into Film co-founder Beeban Kidron talks to fellow director Hope Dickson Leach about empowering women in the film industry, with particular focus on female directors. This interview is part of the programme's ongoing strand, 'This Woman's Work.'
In Conversation with Actor Kevin Guthrie
Scottish Actor and Into Film Ambassador Kevin Guthrie, has played a variety of roles, including Ally in Sunshine on Leith, Johnny in Edie, opposite Sheila Hancock, and Abernathy in the Fantastic Beasts series.
In this full length special 'In Person' event recorded at the The Young and The Wild Youth Hub at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018, he opens up about his route into acting, provides a fascinating insight into how he has prepared for some of the the varied and challenging roles he has taken on, and gives advice to young people wanting to follow in his footsteps.
Kevin at The Young and The Wild Youth Hub at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018
Kevin Guthrie Into Film Ambassador
Kevin Guthrie Careers Interview
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Fantastic for schools
So much great information and insight into films that I can share with students. A wealth of resources and learning for teachers and pupils in one accessible podcast, love it!