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Short films for curious minds. 

BBC Ideas
BBC Ideas on Thursday
17th September 2020 at 1:27PM
Updated Thursday 28th January 2021

BBC Ideas is a collection of short, digital films that aim to inspire new thinking and fresh perspectives across a broad range of topics and contemporary issues. With a growing playlist of titles, the films experiment with playful storytelling styles and techniques - animation, mixed media and an array of different film and video formats.

The Open University and the BBC are collaborating on a distinct OU playlist of films as part of BBC Ideas, drawing the university’s academic expertise to challenge and explore the ideas and concepts that shape our world.  Find out more about ‘short films for curious minds’ at  Watch the OU playlist and find free content, articles, games and OU courses related to the films below.

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