Primary and secondary schools can access free schools’ events, along with specially selected shorts and features, with free curriculum-linked Learning Resources.

LFF Highlights for Schools offer students aged 15-19 the chance to explore other areas of the main festival programme.

When and where? Feature films screen at BFI Southbank. Shorts are available to view online throughout the festival dates on BFI Player. Schools’ events including Q&As are scheduled – see below.

How much? Schools’ events, short films and Learning Resources are all free except schools’ access to selected feature screenings at the special schools’ discount rate of £3. Screenings and events suggested in LFF Highlights for Schools may incur a charge.

LFF Schools (Primary): Create a story world with short film

Live online event for children and a learning resource.

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LFF Schools: Diverse New Short Films and Where to See Them

Explore UK film production and exhibition with Q&As and a learning resource.

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LFF Schools: Short Film Friday - LFF Special

Live online industry Q&A and a learning resource.

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LFF Schools: La Mif

Schools access to in-venue screening and a learning resource.

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LFF Schools: Passing

Schools’ access to in-venue screening and a learning resource.

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LFF Schools: LFF Expanded

Special access to live interactive XR installations.

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LFF Schools: Highlights for Schools

Suggestions from the main festival programme for a school audience.

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