10:30am to 2:45pm, 8 March, in-venue at BFI Southbank

This Spanish KS5 study day will focus on contemporary films that explore the dictatorships of Franco and Pinochet linking to the historical and socio-political themes studied within AQA, Edexcel and Eduqas A level specifications.

Conducted mostly in Spanish, in the morning there will be an introduced screening of The Silence of Others (2018). The afternoon will consist of a clip-based presentation about the film and how it explores the representation of political repression as well as ideas of the ‘disappeared’, memory wars, and the struggle of victims who are still calling for justice.

The day will provide A-level Spanish students with the opportunity to delve deeper into current historical and political issues alongside learning about film language, developing film analysis skills and expanding their vocabulary.

Please note: in the New Year we hope to confirm a Skype Q&A with the film’s directors to take place after the afternoon presentation.

A resource pack will be available on the day.

Booking information

To book this event please call 020 7815 1329.

£12.50 per student.

Accompanying teachers / adults are charged £1 per 5 students, or otherwise the student rate applies.

We offer a further subsidy for schools who have over 20% of students who receive free school meals.

Please book by 12pm the day before the event.

Please make payments using a credit/debit card, or download, print and return the booking form with cheque or card details. We cannot reserve seats nor do we send invoices or accept BACS payments, so please make payment at time of booking.

For any queries please email schools@bfi.org.uk.