Film Literacy and Film Archives

Available language: en


Sessions: 1
Session's duration: 4h


In the frame of ABCinema Plus, during the festival Il Cinema Ritrovato, ACE - Association of European Cinémathèques, organized this workshop, aimed at all its members. It was meant to introduce a legal and historical framework about Film Education and Film Archives in Europe, and to present some of the best practices at international level. The most of the keynotes were related to the activities that all the partners developed in the frame of the 2 years of ABCinema Project; some others were developed by experts in Film Education or Audience Development fields. The public had the chance to meet and speak with the panelists, to be inspired in eventually fostering or starting Film Education programmes in their venues.


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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