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How to motivate children for sports through cinema
Based on real events, this film (2009) tells the story of Michael Oher, a young African-American who was called Big mike for its large size. Homeless, Michael is taken in by a white family, willing to give him their full support so that he can succeed both as a football player and in his private life.
This movie can become a good topic to chat with your children about skills, collaboration, and how important family is.
1993 film for all audiences. It tells the story of four Jamaican athletes: Derice, Sanka, June Bevil and Yul.
With hardly any resources and without having knowledge or adaptation to the snow, they arm themselves with courage and courage to achieve a difficult goal: to win the gold medal in no less than the Olympic Games winter of Calgary, Canada. For this they recruit as a coach a former North American champion, who will accept the impossible task due to his precarious economic situation.
This British film from 2005 is directed by Danny Cannon. It tells the story of a young man who has the dream of being a professional soccer player. At first, he thinks it is a difficult dream to fulfill, but then, when he moves with his family from Mexico to the United States, he meets a former soccer player who immediately recognizes his courage and talent.
The young Santiago believes that the opportunity he has been waiting for all his life has arrived, to make his dream come true. Film suitable for all audiences.
It is a 2002 British film, directed by Gurinder Chadha. The title of the film is a reference to the English footballer David beckham and his ability to score free throws by curving the trajectory of the ball.
This comedy helps us to pose in a casual and entertaining way the problems that a young woman has to face due to not adjusting to what is expected of her as a woman. The film clearly shows us the conflict between the expectations that the family and the community have in Jesminder and their desires to play football, which do not fit at all with the traditional model of femininity, of what is considered to be a "good Hindu woman "Movie for children over 8 years old.
This film, which had 3 Oscar nominations for best picture, best screenplay and best soundtrack, is directed by Phil Alden Robinson and is based on the novel "Shoeless Joe." A rare experience occurs to a married Iowa farmer with a daughter while working in his cornfields. He thinks he hears voices urging him to build a baseball field. The voices tell him "if you build it, he will come."
With the support of his wife Annie, he decides to follow the request of the voices, which finally culminates in his lifelong dream coming true: meeting great baseball stars like "Shoeless" Joe Jackson (Ray Liotta, 'Kill Them Softly' ), professional player for the Chicago White Sox. A film for all audiences.
Directed by Sylvain Chomet, this French film (2003) tells a story that aims to exalt the beauty of cycling and its purity as a sport through the Tour de France, competition that has been distorted by the increase in illegal bets. In the end, the love for the sport is stronger than any kind of ambition.
It all starts when a grandmother, Madame Souza, gives a bicycle to his grandson Champion. In this French animation, nominated for the Oscar, Champion inherits his grandmother's love of pedaling. It is aimed at children over 10 years of age.
Tells the story of Dre Parker (Jaden Smith) a twelve year old boy who could have been the most popular boy in Detroit but because of his mother's work (Taraji P. Henson) he will have to move to China.
At first Dre struggles to make friends but manages to connect with Mei Ying, a classmate. And to top it all, the class bully, Cheng, is cast as an enemy. Dre only knows a little karate and in kung fu land, Cheng easily knocks the “karate kid” down to the ground. The karate kid is a remake of 'The Karate Kid', a movie starring John G. Avildsen in 1984.
Based on a true story, this film tells the story of an American football coach who tries, with all his might, to solve racial conflicts that exist in his team, the Titans.
The film, whose first version was released in 1971, conveys a message of cooperation, collaboration and courage. Although it is aimed at all audiences, Duel of the Titans it can be understood by children as young as 7 years of age.
It is a British film (1981), directed by Hugh Hudson, and tells the true story of two British athletes preparing to compete in the 1924 Paris Olympic Games. Its soundtrack, the work of Vangelis, is one of its great references.
There is no movie that shows the loneliness of an athlete in such a real way. This film, winner of the Oscar for best picture, is suitable for children over 7 years of age.
Directed by Brian Robbins, this film (1999) is suitable for children from 7 years of age. It tells the story of the West Canaan Coyotes football team, which is very close to achieving its 23rd league title.
Led by their coach, the legendary Bud Kilmer, the team has reached the top of youth football in Texas, a state where the love of the sport is practically a way of life.