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Not to be left behind in the comic book-to-movie juggernaut, DC Films will build on its own franchise to bring us Birds Of Prey. It’s rumoured that the narrative will focus on Black Canary’s troubled family life.
As we get ready to welcome the next level of MCU story building, Disney reveals more characters to be added to the much-anticipated sequel to Black Panther which starred the late Chadwick Boseman as the titular hero.
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…”
Listen to our latest Insight to Industry podcast with Radiate Festival founder Wendy Cummins.
We continue our Insight to Industry podcast with Wendy Cummins, the founder of Radiate Windrush Festival. Wendy Cummins is founder of Radiate Windrush Festival, which takes place annually in celebration of the Black Caribbean British community. Born in London to...
It’s hard to miss the glint in Anne’s eyes as she circles Jane standing at a lectern in the period drama Anne Boleyn. Like a feline predator with keen senses, Anne detects deceit and lies around the demure young woman and Anne’s hackles are especially heightened as...
Annie Little Hair & Make Up Artist“…for me as a black woman, (working on Small Axe) was literally like seeing my uncles, my aunts, my brothers, my family; it was quite touching and quite emotional on some days…” Follow Annie Little: Annie Little Hair...
Women Of The Lens
Dedicated to Black Women in the Film Industries
Women Of The Lens was created to reveal the complexity, diversity and multiplicities of black women and women of colour. We'll work with productions to change perceptions and practice.