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Education charity FILMCLUB has grown from a 25-school pilot in 2007 to reach 250,000 members across 7,000 schools in the UK. Created by educationalist Lindsay Mackie and filmmaker Beeban Kidron, FILMCLUB helps schools set up clubs providing young people access to a curated catalogue of films from across the world and from over 100 years of cinema, with education and social impact.Free to all state schools, FILMCLUB provides weekly screenings, online reviewing, industry events and hands-on support to engage, challenge and open new avenues for informal learning. Teachers receive the support they need to introduce pupils to the world of film, creating a memorable experience with proven academic benefits. Film is a uniquely powerful medium, which can introduce young people to a wider world while promoting better learning, improved social and communication skills and raising aspirations.Whether through mentoring, workshops or work experience placements, FILMCLUB’s strong links with industry partners provide significant experiences of the film industry.91% of out teachers leading clubs say FILMCLUB increases participants enjoyment of school.

Contact Person: 
Sareta Puri
Telephone: 
020 7288 4520
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Address: 
31 Islington Green
London
N1 8DU
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