Ajyal Film Club
Ajyal Film Club – Session 3
- Start date:
- 18 September, 2021
- Ability Level:
Session 3: Home, Adventures, and Beyond
It’s 2021, our world has been turned upside down and is stranger than ever. Staying at home has made us crave adventure, imagining a world beyond our reality.
Join us as we discuss a selection of films about characters who have embarked on unforgettable experiences that taught them lifelong lessons about home, courage, and imagination.
Mohaq (8–12 years old)
Matilda shares a home with her parents and brother, who do not appreciate her. When her principal tortures her and a kind-hearted teacher, she uses her telekinetic powers to settle scores.
Director: Danny DeVito
1996 / 98 mins
Watch now on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/watch/70033005
Hilal (13–17 years old)
While searching for her missing mother, intrepid teen Enola Holmes uses her sleuthing skills to outsmart big brother Sherlock and help a runaway lord.
Director: Harry Bradbeer
2020 / 124 mins
Watch now on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/watch/81277950
Bader (18–25 years old)
In this animated feature by noted Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki, 10-year-old Chihiro and her parents stumble upon a seemingly abandoned amusement park. After her mother and father are turned into giant pigs, Chihiro meets the mysterious Haku—who explains that the park is a resort for supernatural beings who need a break from the earthly realm, and that she must work there to free herself and her parents.
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
2001 / 125 mins
Watch now on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/watch/60023642