Building a volunteer's mindset through watching films
Project partners research filmography for films that can foster a volunteer's way of thinking. A collection of films having such an effect is hosted on the current page. The students watch the films posted by project teachers here and share their views, comments, drawings, and reviews with their partners in the page discussion thread below.
1. "Rocca changes the world"
Brave, funny, and one of a kind: that's Rocca. Rocca is eleven years old and lives a rather unique life. While her dad is watching over her as an astronaut from outer space, Rocca lives alone with her squirrel and is attending a normal school for the first time in her life. Partner classes are invited to adapt and use the worksheet which is based on the and is designed for the 10HPS students
2. Short animation film Give in to giving
A man walks through life indifferent to the needs of the people around him. When an old lady grabs his arm so that he can help her cross the road, everything changes...
3. 'The Happy Prince' -
The Happy Prince is a tale with multiple lessons. On one side it is the criticism of the society that can be cruel and heartless and on the other side, it is about the compassion towards humans' troubles.
The main character knew only about nice things and after that, he decided to open his lead heart to everyone in need. When he helped them he didn’t regret the decorations taken down from him and he keeps on doing noble things with the help of a swallow. The swallow was the proof that everyone can do selfless things even though they would maybe be risking their lives. His love and devotion were rewarded with eternal life.
(we can read the online version of the fairytale The happy prince
or watch the video on YouTube The happy prince- video
4. More short animation films to watch and get inspired: The Gift of giving, When nobody's watching (Visual material collected by the Spanish students on a padlet wall for all project partners