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Jennifer G. Robinson Sight And Sound Magazine

DJ Yinka Bokinni and social media star Zeze Millz will host Channel 4’s Unapologetic chat-show. Women Of The Len Film Festival Founder, Jennifer G. Robinson writes in Black Film Bulletin (December 2021) about Channel 4’s programming titled Black To Front

Rachel Zegler is Snow White

Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo will star as the binary opposite, witch-sisters in a film adaptation of Wicked. 

Charlene White WomenOfTheLens

As part of its acknowledgement of the UK’s October Black History Month, ITV programmes a documentary that tries to pinpoint ‘Britishness’ and its application to Black Britons. Empire’s Child will be presented by popular journalist, Charlene White.


BAFTA has revealed that it pledges to improve diversity within its membership after the release of the results of its membership survey. Currently 37% for its members are women, 12.2% are from ‘BAME’ communities, 5.3% are disabled and 9.7% are LGBTQI+. 


“…So many black mixed people like myslef have come out to America becasue the opportunities just weren’t there for us…”

WendyCummins with WomenOfTheLens

Listen to our latest Insight to Industry podcast with Radiate Festival founder Wendy Cummins.

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Submission Terms & Conditions 2021

Submission Terms & Conditions 2021

By submitting your production via FilmFreeway to Women Of The Lens Film Festival (aka Women Of The Lens or the Festival) you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions: Women Of The Lens Film Festival is not responsible for the streaming quality of online...

‘My Life’ laid bare by Mary J Blige

‘My Life’ laid bare by Mary J Blige

The My Life in the title of the Amazon production is that of Mary J Blige and we meet this Queen as she prepares to perform at the Barclays Centre, New York. The Yonkers native presides on stage wearing her signature thigh-high stilettoed boots, padded-shoulder jacket...

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