Women Like Me virtual film night: showcasing and celebrating BAME female filmmakers and stories

Women Like Me virtual film night: showcasing and celebrating BAME female filmmakers and stories

02may19:0021:00Women Like Me virtual film night: showcasing and celebrating BAME female filmmakers and stories

Women like me Film night event

Event Details

Join Women Like Me for our first live-streamed film night, as we showcase diverse films and animations created by women of colour in the U.K.

Through the night we’ll be presenting work from emerging filmmakers across different disciplines and feature some guest interviews from women within the industry too.

We’ll also encourage our viewers and participants on the night to network with one another through the live stream comment sections, share links to your work, information about your roles and goals and aspirations in hope of fostering connections for future collaborations during and post quarantine.

We feel it’s important to support women of colour filmmakers at this time as whilst we see an unprecedented increase the consumption of film and television content, however, it’s still important to remember that women of colour have been deeply under-represented within these industries, with below-the-line film crew positions across 300 top movies from 2016 to 2018 only including 1.4% of editors, 1.5% of production designers, and 1.6% of producers as women of colour.

We hope we can use this night to celebrate and showcase some of the emerging talent working to break through and increase representation in the industry. So please join us to view this beautiful work.

About Women Like Me

The ‘Women Like Me’ collective is made up of dynamic, like-minded women who are passionate about solving racial and gender inequality issues inside and outside the workplace. We have monthly meet-up sessions in forward-thinking venues across London where we explore different themes and issues using design thinking and sharing our experiences. In this way, we make it possible to coin out and create opportunity using our stories, experiences and perspectives to facilitate change

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Time

(Saturday) 19:00 - 21:00

Location

Virtual