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Sparsh Shah is a young person who talks about never giving up, that no matter what, you can achieve whatever you put your mind to!
Heartstopper is a show that represents the LGBTQ+ community where two characters, Nick and Charlie, from two completely different lifestyles come together to make an unlikely relationship. Not only representing the journey between Nick and Charlie, Heartstopper shows characters that represent the other parts of the LGBTQ+ community.
Today it's International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. Watch these 10 documentaries to understand the LGBTQ+ rights movements!
A young person speaks on how staying safe online from their perspective!
How do we change? In this pioneering talk, Dr. Shauna Shapiro draws on modern neuroscience and ancient wisdom to demonstrate how mindfulness can help us make positive changes in our brains and our lives.
Black Panther is a film that is important to the black, brown and ethnic community. It shows that there is change happening, especially in the film industry where there is not as much black, brown and ethnic representation.
Patrick shares the story of his 19 year old sister's sudden and unexplained death. Throughout the documentary, it shows Patrick and his parents looking for answers for why their 19 year old daughter/sister never woke up.
Wild at Heart is about a family who migrated to South Africa where they tackle a project where they renovate a game reserve for wild animals which includes a vet surgery and animal hospital.
The Silent Battle Documentary follows the journey of Nile Wilson, a gymnastic star, mental health and addiction story.
Sweet Tooth is based around a child who is a hybrid. He’s a cross between a human and an animal who is making his way through a post-apocalyptic world to find his mum and others like him.
Crikey! It's the Irwins is a TV show that follows a family through their zoo journey and helping animals/wildlife!
Crawl is a film about a young woman who went searching for her dad whilst there was a category 5 hurricane. However, when she finds her dad, she gets herself trapped in a flooding house with alligators.
His Dark Materials is an amazing TV show that is created by a British company!
Deepwater Horizon is based on a true story about an oil rig explosion. The disaster happened in April 2010 when a drilling rig exploded, which ended up being the worst oil spill in American history. There's behind the scenes footage of how the film and set was made within this review.
If you are struggling with the recent news about lockdown, here is a video that may help you through a difficult situation.
If you are finding the recent lockdown rules hard, here is a video that may help you through a difficult time.
This film has been put together by the Youth Parliament Committee and the story has been inspired by the words by young people.
Give this idea a try! Created by a young person to cheer up the community. Paint some pebbles with a positive message and leave it somewhere in your community for someone else to find!
Some of the young people running Platfform4YP recorded videos discussing different aspects of World Mental Health Day this year!
Enola Holmes, the fun and loving film that is for an evening watch with your family.
Are you looking for something to watch? Here are some recommended films for you.
As a lot of people are going back to school and Uni after so many months, you may be out of touch with revising and concentration with your work!
A great film for if you like mysterious storylines and unconventional videography. The disappearance of a mother and her daughter leads us to see the Father both as innocent and guilty. Image by liv bruce on Unsplash :)
A film review of 'The Internship' an easy watch comedy about Google interns. Image by Lauren Edvalson on Unsplash :)
Here is a film review of Ernie Barbarash's Netflix original! [thanks for the pic AJ Robbie on unsplash]
Lion is a biographical drama film directed by Garth Davis (in his feature debut) and written by Luke Davies, based on the 2013 non-fiction book A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley. [Image by Aron Visuals, Thanks :D]
By Nicola Yoon. Maddie is a teenage girl who is allergic to the world, and must stay in her house...
Mindfulness, meditation and more from Platfform’s Young People team.
Mindfulness expert and mental health writer Andy Puddicombe’s TED Talk on the basics of Mindfulness
Youtuber, musician and all round very funny man Jay Foreman helps us get to grips with exactly how our country is run, and who’s doing the running.
Relaxing rain, water and other useful sounds for relaxing, sleep and focus.
(Photo: Suhyeon Choi on Unsplash)
Tyler Rake has been recruited to recover the captured son of a man that has been jailed for being a global crime lord...
The story just flowed beautifully and in my opinion, it’s different from any other love film.
An incredible movie based on a graphic novel series of the same name by Bryan Lee O'Malley.
This BBC mini-series is the film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. It is a really lovely watch that would be a delight to be absorbed in. It depicts the Regency lifestyle accurately.
(Photo: Dylan Nolte on Unsplash)
The Harry Potter film series is a collection of 8 films, that follow the adventures of a young wizard. In his boarding school he learns about friendship, courage and the value of a family. The greatest lessons those movies offered me were that family lies with people, not necessarily blood, and that love is the force that can stand us up even when we are down.
(Photo: Kai Wenzel on Unsplash)
To be honest, this is just a load of videos about how someone has (carefully) built (safe) mazes for their (clever) hamsters. Enjoy.
(Photo - Kim Green on Unsplash)