This is my number one choice because not only does provide an interesting topic for discussion in English, bit it inspires people to start thinking differently. You can ask your students to retell the story, to describe the scenery or to share their own dreams that they wish could come true.
While looking for a missing limb on a junkyard, Jack discovers what he really misses is a friend. You can ask your students to retell the story from Jack’s point of view, write some narration for the story or write a prequel to this story that explains where Jack comes from.
“The Present” is based on a great little comic strip and it won more than 50 awards. It is one of my favorite resources for practicing vocabulary, predicting the ending of a film and speaking. Students can also use different adjectives to describe character, both positive and negative and discuss about the message of the film.
A naive music-lover's patience is tested on his quest to download music online, as his perspective on technology completely changes. Students can create a set of instructions to teach the man how to use his computer properly, talk about what it means to be patient or discuss how the man’s emotions change throughout the story
This video is actually an advert, which can be used for writing a description, retelling the story, developing discussion or creating thought bubbles for the character. On this page you can also find a couple of ideas for using this video for other subjects.
I enjoy using videos for educational purposes, but in case you have any doubts about their usefulness I strongly recommend reading this detailed description with plenty thoroughly prepared activities for achieving your goals.