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Beyond the Big Screen: Home

This guide houses resources for the annual Beyond the Big Screen event.

Welcome to the Beyond the Big Screen Research Guide


Beyond the Big Screen is an annual literary and film program at the Florida State College at Jacksonville. 

Each spring semester a book that has been made into a film is selected as the feature of this program.

Throughout the spring semester various events such as lectures, book clubs, displays, and contests will be held as a leadup to a film screening.  

This guide will help you access the various events related to Beyond the Big Screen, as well as explore selected resources surrounding the themes of the book and film.

Faculty members are encouraged to adopt the text as part of their instruction. The professors who adopt the text each year provide safe, respectful, and reflective academic opportunities to discuss these issues. They also provide opportunities to participate in community service learning relevant to the topic.