Focus Areas: Diversity

Projects demonstrating a contribution to reducing under-representation of target groups (disability, gender, race, age, socio-economics & sexual orientation), particularly in relation to audiences (as outlined in the BFI Diversity Standards)

Case study

An Indian Summer Outdoor Cinema

An Indian Summer ran 3 Outdoor Cinema events safely with 520 attendees across the Midlands after a hiatus of not running live events for over 1.5 years due to the pandemic. It was a momentous moment for them to reconnect with audience in Leicester and Birmingham.

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


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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