Secondary schools can access free schools events and specially selected shorts with free curriculum-linked learning resources.
Flare Highlights for Schools offers students age 15 to 19 ideas for exploring the main festival programme to support Media and Film Studies, Communications, RSE, MFL (Spanish), Leisure Studies and Business.
When and where?
Films screen online only during festival dates Wednesday 17 to Sunday 28 March. See below for scheduled schools events.
Schools’ events, short films and learning resources are all free. Screenings and events suggested in Flare Highlights for Schools may require payment.
BFI Flare Schools: Short Film Case Studies
Four diverse and exceptional short films exploring young people, identity, truth and the stories we sometimes tell just to get through the day.Find out more
BFI Flare Schools: Short Film Production A-Z with The Night Train
A live online industry Q&A with the creative team, plus a learning resource.Find out more
BFI Flare Schools: I Identify with That! Representing LGBTIQ+ Youth on Screen
A live online industry Q&A, plus a learning resource.Find out more
BFI Flare Schools: Highlights for Schools
A guide to exploring the festival for students age 15 to 19.Find out more
BFI Education year-round
Coming up! KS5 Film Studies: LGBTIQ+ Lives on Screen in Early Cinema, Thu 25 Mar, 11:00-12:00Find out more