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Roald Dahl on Film, Scots Language Special
Wed 7 December 2016, 10:00 – 12:30 GMT
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We are delighted to offer a unique and educational screening event which explores Scots language through film. Our audience will enjoy a screening of Wes Anderson's film adaptation of Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr. Fox. This will be followed by an excerpt of the Scots translation of the book, Sleekit Mr. Tod, read by special guest James Robertson.
We have recently created a brand new educational resource called Scotland on Film. In this resource, there is a specific focus on Scots language and Fantastic Mr. Fox, including a number of activities you can explore with your pupils following the event.
Download the Scotland on Film Resource here.
We will also invite everyone who attends to write a review of the film in Scots which will be entered into an exclusive competition. A short workshop on how to write effective reviews will also be included.
This event is:
- FREE! However any cancellations must be made at least 3 days prior to the event. Any group who fails to turn up and who have not cancelled will be at risk from being excluded from any future Into Film events
Due to start at 10am (please arrive from 9.45am) and finishes at 12.30pm.
Recommended for Curriculum for Excellence levels 2 and 3/P5-S2
Going to be photographed/filmed. We will require a completed photo release form for your school groups that lists the names of all pupils attending. These forms will be collected on your arrival at the event. Once you have booked your tickets a copy of the form will be emailed to you.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or access requirements.
You can purchase Scots translations of Roald Dahl's classic novels, including Sleekit Mr. Tod, via Black & White Publishing. Click here to have a browse.
This event has been brought to you by Into Film and Education Scotland.