Human Rights Through Film

Resources to accompany film screenings of Slumdog Millionaire, Blood Diamond, The Kite Runner, Hotel Rwanda, Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, Good and Persepolis including:

  • Blood Diamond (15+) A comprehensive teaching resource including lesson plans, drawings by child soldiers and much more to support an indepth study of the film and the issues it raises. 
  • The Kite Runner (12+) Additional companion guide including activities and lessons to engage students in a discussion of complex issues such as ethnic diversity, gender inequality, and the interplay between upper and lower socio-economic and political classes in Afghanistan. (pdf)
  • Hotel Rwanda (12+) Three lessons and various activities for teachers to use in conjunction with a screening of the film.
Slumdog Millionaire lesson
Slumdog Millionaire powerpoint
Slumdog Millionaire teachers notes
Boy In The Striped Pyjamas lesson
Boy In The Striped Pyjamas powerpoint
Good lesson
Good powerpoint
Persepolis lesson
Persepolis powerpoint
Blood Diamond lesson
Kite Runner lesson
Kite Runner powerpoint
Hotel Rwanda lesson
The Kite Runner lesson
More human rights themed films