Film UK

Watch short films created by young people in the UK and practise your listening at the same time.

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15-year-old reporter Jack goes to the press conference for the new Disney film 'Tomorrowland' and asks George Clooney a tricky question.
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Everyone thinks Chloe’s life is easy just because she gets good marks at school. Life is very different for her neighbour Craig. At school the other students laugh at him and at home his dad is always telling him off, but one day Chloe discovers Craig’s special talent …
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Comic conventions are big events for fans of all kinds of comic and movie characters, from Star Wars and Transformers to the Minions and Pokemon. Can you spot your favourite characters in this video?
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'Parkour' comes from 'Parcours', meaning 'the way through' or 'the path' in French. Watch how these young people find the fastest way through their urban environment by jumping and using obstacles to help them. And what do they think about this new phenomenon? Watch to find out!
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In this short film people share their experiences of bullying. Listen to their stories and discover why they think some people bully and how bullying has changed their lives.
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Beattie interviews Kate Winslet about strong women, technology in film-making and what it was like to make the Steve Jobs movie.
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A bored park keeper dreams of buying a luxury caravan. One day, he discovers a way to make his dream come true. However, to get the money he will have to do something very strange ...
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This award-winning short film gives us a window into the world of Kenneth Mitchell. The film was written by Kenneth's brother, Nicholas, and has been shown at international film festivals.  
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Delicious, healthy food, without any waste! But would you eat it if it had been in the bin? Watch this video to find out more about the Real Junk Food project.
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This semi-real, semi-animated film tells the story of a teenage girl and her annoying brother who takes her secret diary. What happens when he reads it?
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Miners’ institutes or 'stutes were cultural centres for miners. They were popular in mining communities in Britain in the late 19th and 20th centuries. This short film is about The Oakdale Institute in South Wales, which is now a museum.
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‘The box’ is another way of saying ‘television’ or ‘TV’. In this short film, the TV is the main focus, in more ways than one! Watch it to find out more.
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Do you have a best friend? In this film, David talks about his relationship with his best mate Neil. 
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There are over 75,000 homeless young people in the UK who have nowhere to live. A YMCA is a safe place for these young people to live and the people who work there help them to improve their lives. In this video some young people living at a YMCA talk about why they are homeless and their plans and hopes for the future.
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Usain Bolt of Jamaica holds the world record in the 100 metres for men, but how fast could he run wearing a horse costume? Watch this short film and see a group of young people trying to set a new record in this strange event.
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Zara knows what she wants for her future. But first she has to talk to her mum ...
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One day at Sawston College a dangerous virus breaks out and students and teachers at the school turn into zombies. However, one student, Geoff, has five tips for surviving at zombie school.