Cultural Understanding

Part of our Wellbeing theme, a selection of films that explore and promote cultural understanding.

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Afghan Star (2009) Rating: E 14+

3.6429 out of 5 14 Votes (Members)
Duration
87 mins
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Spirited documentary about an Afghan reality TV show that will make you think twice about both the country itself and the TV we watch in the west.

Town of Runners

This film contains a scene of real animal slaughter.

TEACHERS GUIDANCE

Town of Runners (2012) Rating: PG 9+

2.8710 out of 5 31 Votes (Members)
Duration
89 mins
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Thoughtful documentary about the inhabitants of Bekoji - an Ethiopian village that has produced eight Olympic gold medallist runners.

Wadjda

Contains mild sex references.

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Wadjda (2012) Rating: PG 9+

3.4375 out of 5 32 Votes (Members)
Duration
96 mins
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A sweet and uplifting story about ten-year-old girl Wadjda who refuses to let the fact she's a girl stop her from doing the things she wants to do.

Felix

Into Film Recommends

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This film has not been certified by the BBFC. Into Film suggest the film is engaging for ages 7-11.

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Felix (2013) Rating: Unclassified 7+

4.2000 out of 5 5 Votes (Members)
Duration
94 mins
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An uplifting South African film about a 13-year-old talented musician who must earn a place in his new school’s jazz concert.

La cour de Babel (School of Babel)

Contains mild bad language.

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La cour de Babel (School of Babel) (2014) Rating: PG 11+

0 out of 5 0 Votes (Members)
Duration
84 mins
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Insightful documentary following immigrant children in France as they learn to speak French in a special class in Paris.

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