YOUNG people in and around Worcester have been invited to enjoy a youth film festival.

A series of free screenings will be held as part of the Into Film Festival.

An exclusive pupil premiere of Fox Searchlight’s new documentary He Named Me Malala at 10.30 am at Worcester Vue on Wednesday, November 4 ahead of its nationwide release two days later.

The Into Film Festival, hosted by education charity Into Film and supported by Cinema First and the BFI through Lottery funding, is part of an ongoing initiative to place film at the heart of young people’s learning and personal development.

It is open to schools, colleges, parents and youth leaders and also includes free screenings at Worcester cinemas to films including Cinderella, Minions, The Theory of Everything, Shaun The Sheep and The Choir between Wednesday, November 4 and Friday, November 20.

Encounters Short Film Festival 2015: Mini Marvels is showing at Malvern Theatres at 10am on Wednesday, November 4.

There are also some free screenings running at Number 8 in Pershore and the Artrix in Bromsgrove.

Tickets are available to book for free at

Last year, 350,000 young people attending screenings and events across the UK.

Teaching resources are also available to download from the Into Film Festival website.