Case studies

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CineQ Queer Film Festival

Starting as a community cinema operating in Birmingham, CineQ seeks to grow appetites and audiences for Queer and LGBTQIA+ films whilst champion New Queer Cinema in the region – with a focus on the perspectives of Queer Trans and Intersex People of Colour (QTIPOC)
CineQ has now grown into a two day festival supported by BFI FAN Film Hub Midlands.

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Strategic Interventions

Targeting low areas of provision in the Midlands, Strategic Interventions delivered activity in collaboration with on-the-ground partners to provide sustainable, better connected, more visible, and a more ambitious film scene.

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Beyond Boundaries 360

Beyond Boundaries: A free skills development opportunity aimed at individuals based in the South West who are under-represented in the cinema sector (particularly people of colour, disabled people, LGBTQI+ people, women and those from low socio-economic backgrounds) interested in putting on film screenings.

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Strange Worlds, Changing Utopia, Victoria Park Productions

Strange Worlds, Changing Utopias Film Season was an originally curated season celebrating archive film and dynamic new stories exploring the pressing issues of our past, present and future. The season aimed to respond to the most important issues facing society today: people and the ever changing relationship to our environment.

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Silent Film Revolution

Over the course of 2019 and 2020, South West Silents showcased the way that silent film could (and should) be correctly screened with the best restorations from around the world and the best musicians to play live alongside the films.

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Leytonstone Loves Film

Leytonstone Loves Film was a two-day celebration of film taking place at the end of September 2019. It was commissioned by London Borough of Waltham Forest and produced by the Barbican leading a consortium of film organisations to celebrate International Film culture and explore the unique cinema legacy of the local community and environment. There were two days of family programming, including screenings of multiple shorts and features as well as workshops and activities.

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