Building-up a Story

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Age: 3-6
Sessions: 4
Session's duration: 2h 2h 2h 2h


Children watched some shorts on the big screen, including LE AVVENTURE DI UN UOVO. For many of them this has been their first experience in a cinema. They were involved into speaking about how the story was built, which were the principal elements... Then we gave to them some plastic cards where we have printed the main sequences of the film and asked them to order or to dis-order them, with the purpose to discover in how many different ways a story can be built. The older children (5 years old) were also involved into a stop-motion animation experimentation: they were asked to represent their own fears (as the fear of being trapped, represented in the film) with a drawing and then to animate it at the animation table. This was also the occasion to talk with them about emotions, that will be part of another percourse that these children will do in the future.


The Framework sets out a series of outcomes to which any film literacy programme or project, be it in the formal education or informal education sector, could realistically aspire. It is not expected that any one project could deliver all of the outcomes in the Framework, but rather it is hoped that by placing the critical, creative and cultural dimensions alongside each other that it will be possible for project developers to explore issues and outcomes beyond their own current practice.

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Film Education Framework for Europe
To inspire and equip perople across Europe to be able to access, enjoy, understand, create, explore, and share film in all its forms throughout their lives
Film Sensibility
Key Dimensioms of Film Education
Creative Processes | Practices | Participation
Critical Processes | Practices | Participation
Cultural Processes | Practices | Participation
Areas of Learning
Specificities of Film
Social, personal and collaborative processes
Critical personal response
Wider film engagment
Historic and Institutional context
Reflective learning
Learning Outcomes
Critical thinkers
Adventurous Creators
Expressive individuals
Sensitive contributors
Reflective practitioners
Active collaboration
Confident Explorers
Informed participants
Discerning audiences
Enthusiastic advocates
Independent learners
Engaged citizens
Engage with film in all its form
Experience film in the cinema
Discover film from the past
Experience the art of film
Experience creative opportunities in film making
Reflect on national and world cultures
Identify, question and reflect on ideas and values
Disposition for Lifelong Learning
Connecting to Life and Work
Personal Development
Civic Responsibility

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