This is where we share a selection of films that can be used in the classroom. These films can be used with the classroom materials on the resources page.
First, here are the most useful sites that have collections of films to use in class.
The Literacy Shed has an amazing collection of films to use in class. Films are grouped by genre and also have details of how they can be used in lessons.
Filmsshort.com A-Z of films. Huge collection of short films. Denotes whether the film contains dialogue or not. Not all films are suitable for Primary School children.
8 1/2 has suggestions of films to buy for children to watch. It doesn’t stream the films from it’s site.
Trailer For Lost and Found
The opening of the film Hugo
In A Heartbeat An Award winning film dealing with the issue of bullying.
Emmeline is a short film about a woman who is different….
El Caminante. Spanish animation based around a spectacular tightrope walk. Resources from learn-ict can be accessed here.
The Errand Boy. Silent Movie from 1905
The Girl and the Fox from Base14 on Vimeo. Ilona is a nine-year-old girl who lives in the wilderness with her mother and father. Food is running low, and when a mysterious fox starts killing their livestock, she has no choice but to track down the strange creature in order to ensure the survival of her family.
One all. Egyptian film, a moral tale about boys playing football.
URSUS from Atom Art on Vimeo. A charcoal on paper animation about a motorcycling circus bear who decides to leave the daily routine and takes off to the forest where his true happiness seems to dwell.
Somewhere is a short film with fantastic use of camera angles and shot selection.