Welcome back to lesson two of Film School 2.0, a semi-regular feature chronicling the film education of my two aspiring film nerds: Miss J (7) and Miss S (10). More details about the girls can be found in their introductions post.
We are loosely following the superb 101 Movies to Watch Before You Grow Up, but also branch out to cover some of the newer releases that capture their imagination. How it works is that we watch a film together, after which I ask them a few questions about what they have seen. The conversations range from a couple of minutes to half hour discussions, so the answers below tend to be more a summary of their overall thoughts, rather than a full transcript, as that would often run for pages and pages.
In this lesson, Miss S (10) watched Hidden Figures. (more…)