Resources for teachers

Teaching and learning materials for anyone teaching with, or about, film.

Malcolm X (1992)

This page is regularly updated with new education resources on topics including film and media studies, modern foreign languages, history and English.

BFI Education Diversity

Resources and support for anti-racist teaching with film.

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How to Make a Short Film: An Introduction to Filmmaking

A free online course for anyone who wants to learn the practical skills needed to make a short film. Especially useful for Film and Media Studies teachers and their students.

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Moving Images in the Classroom

A resource suitable for teachers beginning lessons that feature film and includes an updated basic teaching techniques section.

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Film studies and media studies

Modern foreign languages

Creative encounters with film and the moving image

Other resources

HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022): A life through the lens

Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the BFI National Archive offer a selection of unique films charting her remarkable life.

Watch ‘A life through the lens’ collection on BFI Player