Using Documentary Film in the Classroom


Doc Academy (DA) is an education programme using the power of documentary film and curriculum-based lessons to develop students’ critical and independent thinking. With our help, teachers can discuss some of the most complex and challenging social issues such as climate change and migration in an unbiased and sensitive way. The session’s speaker, Kate Stockings, has used three of the documentaries and lesson plans developed by DA and will showcase the power of documentary film to engage students in discussing and understanding climate change.

Across two days, over 250 sessions will take place at the Festival. A full timetable of sessions will be available from late May 2019. Until this point we will only be announcing the day(s) sessions will be taking place.