Focus Areas: Access

Projects extending film provision to groups / communities that have limited access to specialised film content and providing increased opportunities for diverse and disparate communities to enjoy a range of cinematic experiences.

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New resource pack available to cinemas from Oska Bright Film Festival

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Brighton’s Oska Bright Film Festival, the world’s leading festival for films made by or featuring people with learning disabilities or autism, has issued a free resource for the cinema sector, Welcoming Learning Disabled Audiences Back, which is part of its wider Welcome Back support programme. The short information pack includes insights into the needs of learning disabled audiences and tips on welcoming them into cinemas.

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Case study

Off Y Grid

In 2016, Film Hub Wales approached venues across North Wales to develop a project designed to reduce isolation, build creative infrastructure and generate buzz around British independent and international films.

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This Way Up 2022: Defying and (re)Defining: how genre programming is claiming its spot in the limelight

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Neil Hepburn writes how genre cinema is making a come-back with This Way Up 2022 guests Melissa Gueneau (Programmer, Mayhem Film Festival and Warwick Arts Centre), Andrew Partridge (Founder, Scotland Loves Anime) and Nia Edwards-Behi (Co-director, Abertoir Horror Festival) with chair Manon Euler (Programmes Manager, Film Hub Midlands) discussing its resurgence.

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