Impact Areas: Social cohesion

Reduced isolation
Stronger communities
Feelings of belonging, personal and cultural identity: People feeling more confident and that they have a voice and are more engagement in society as a whole

Case study

Stroud Film Festival

Stroud Film Festival has grown and evolved over the past few years into a community-wide event with 34 screenings and events appealing to a wide range of tastes at 13 venues across the town.

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Case study

Rainbow Film Festival

An inclusive film festival that engages local Bangladeshi communities across East London, with filmmakers sharing their expertise with local audiences through Q&As and seminars.

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WOFFF: How to host a watch-along


Hosting a watch-along is a great way to stay connected with your audience but what if you’ve never hosted one before? Women Over 50 Film Festival director, Nuala O’Sullivan, hadn’t hosted one either – until recently. Here she outlines the key elements she considers each week as she puts together the WOFFF Watch-along and encourages you to set up your own watch-along. 

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