Official Anti-Bullying Week 2016 lesson plans, assemblies and activities
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Anti-Bullying On Film: Into Film offers free screenings and resources to help teachers use film to fight bullying
“Film is a wonderful way to explore the power of individuals to change lives, whether based on real life or fiction. The Anti-Bullying Alliance is delighted to work with Into Film and the Into Film Festival this Anti-Bullying Week to provide schools with resources to use film to explore issues relating to bullying, power and personal responsibility.”
Lauren Seager-Smith, National Coordinator, Anti-Bullying Alliance
This autumn Into Film is offering free screenings and new resources to help teachers use the accessible and immersive medium of film to address bullying and related issues. The films and resources are part of the organisation’s Autumn 2016 theme of Diversity, which uses film to celebrate diversity in all its forms, and encourage young people to understand and empathise with those different from themselves by engaging with their stories on screen.
Films with anti-bullying messages will be a key feature of the Into Film Festival, the organisation’s annual celebration of film and education for 5-19 year olds, which returns with its UK-wide programme of free screenings and workshops from 9th to 25th November. Hosted by Into Film as part of an on-going initiative to place film at the heart of young people’s learning and personal development, the event is the world’s largest youth film festival. This year a dedicated Words Can Hurt Strand offers a range of films for all age groups which have been selected to highlight the importance of treating everyone with respect and to encourage empathy for others. An accompanying teaching resource facilitates further exploration of the films and the themes within them. To access the resource visit https://www.intofilm.org/resources/1088.
In addition, in support of the Anti-Bullying Week 2016 (November 14th-18th) theme Power for Good, Into Film has teamed up with the Anti-Bullying Alliance to produce new PDF Film Guides linked to film adaptations of The BFG, Matilda, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, James and The Giant Peach, and Harry Potter and The Philosophers Stone. Designed to be used alongside screenings at the Festival and in class, the guides, which are free to download from the Into Film website, contain teachers' notes, talking points and activities to promote discussion around aspects such as anti-bullying, friendship, inclusion, and the power each individual has to change lives for the better.
Also available on the Into Film website is its popular Anti-Bullying on Film resource which uses six films – three for primary and three for secondary – to explore issues around bullying, and how to prevent it, in a safe and non-personal. Films are available free to order for all schools with an Into Film Club.
The Into Film Festival 2016 takes place from 9th to 25th November, with over 3000 free screenings and events for 5-19 year olds in venues throughout the UK. For information and to book tickets visit www.intofilm/festival
Into Film is a UK wide education organisation which provides numerous opportunities for teaching and learning through film, including: free film clubs with access to thousands of classic and popular films, curriculum-linked and enrichment teaching resources, filmmaking opportunities and educator training. To set up a free Into Film Club, download resources or sign up for free training visit www.intofilm.org
For further information on Into Film and the Into Film Festival, please contact:
Beatrix Clark, Into Film Communications Officer
07778 017 322 or Beatrix.firstname.lastname@example.org