Video: If this man can't get you passionate about movies, no one can! Director Mark Cousins tells us how films bring a world of spellbinding emotions and bright adventures to our door. He also highlights some cinematic gems to watch, including imaginative fairytale The Singing Ringing Tree.

Profile: Mark has made several documentary films including The First Movie, which sees him show Iraqi children the very first films they have ever seen.  Mark has shown his commitment to introducing world cinema to young people by sending international movies to children who are 8 1/2. Find out more about the 8 1/2 foundation.

 

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Mark Cousins

  • Tues 26 June 2012 (suitable for ages 8-13) "I fell in love with movies when I was a boy, I felt entranced by them..." Director Mark Cousins on the magic spell cast by cinema.

    Tues 26 June 2012 (suitable for ages 8-13) "I fell in love with movies when I was a boy, I felt entranced by them..." Director Mark Cousins on the magic spell cast by cinema.

    Passionate film enthusiast Mark Cousins talks to FILMCLUB reporter Emma about his love of cinema, how he became a filmmaker, and offers up three fantastic film recommendations for primary school film clubs to watch.

Mark Cousins recommends

  • Detail image from Mandy

    Mandy
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  • Detail image from Monsieur Hulot's Holiday

    Monsieur Hulot's Holiday
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  • Detail image from The Singing Ringing Tree

    The Singing Ringing Tree
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Mark Cousins’ Films

  • Detail image from The First Movie

    The First Movie
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  • The Story of Film

    The Story of Film
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