A crowd of Black people stand in a courtroom facing a podium, where a Black man stands with his arm raised, making the Black Power gesture.

FAN Conversations #3: After 2020’s anti-racism pledges, where are we now?

Join BFI FAN in its continuing series of discussions designed to create and respond to the need for exchange amongst film exhibitors across the UK.

The next BFI FAN Conversation will be held online at 10am, Monday 7th February, and will focus on the work arts venues and cinema have done to back up their anti-racism pledges following the Black Lives Matter protests in 2020.

Referring to the Dismantling Structural Inequality in Your Cinema guide as a framework, FAN Conversations will dig into some of the stickier questions around anti-racist practice since many statements and policies were published following the resurgence of Black Lives Matter in 2020.

Of those organisations willing to inhabit change, where has their journey taken them and is there tangible progress? Of those looking to change, what is holding them back and how are they overcoming those challenges? As systemic barriers continue to inflict oppression, how will we radically alter these broken models to accelerate change?

The panel will be announced closer to the event.

Following the webinar, there will be a workshop for those who wish to carry on the conversation and tackle some of these questions together.

Sign up for BFI FAN Conversation #3.

Or, watch previous BFI FAN Conversations.

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