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I thought this list from the British Film Intstitute an interesting starting point about suitable films to teach citizenship issues:

A is for Autism

UK

1992

Tim Webb

E

Antz

USA

1998

Eric Darnell and Tim Johnson

PG

Bend it Like Beckham

UK/Germany

2002

Gurindher Chadha

PG

Boyz N the Hood

USA

1991

John Singleton

15

Edward Scissorhands

USA

1990

Tim Burton

PG

Hoop Dreams

USA

1994

Steve James

15

Hush-a-bye Baby

UK

1990

Margot Harkin

15

In the Name of the Father

USA

1993

Jim Sheridan

15

La Haine

France

1995

Matthieu Kassowitz

15

My Beautiful Laundrette

UK

1985

Stephen Frears

15

Planet of the Apes

USA

1968

Franklin S Schaffner

PG

Ratcatcher

UK

1999

Lynne Ramsay

15

Thelma and Louise

USA

1991

Ridley Scott

15

The Truman Show

USA

1998

Peter Weir

PG

Twelve Angry Men

USA

1957

Sydney Lummet

U

When We Were Kings

USA

1996

Leon Gast

PG

http://www.bfi.org.uk/education/resources/...nded/index.html

What other films would you add?

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