Screening Rights (Midland’s Film Festival of Social Justice 2017)

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Film Camerasource: Screening Rights
published: October 2017

SRFF 2017, the Midland’s festival of Social Justice film and debate now in its third year, is taking place 26 October to 1 November 2017 at MAC birmingham. The line-up, as always, is impressive and award-winning directors, and their films, will be joining the festival from around the globe.

Screening Rights is Birmingham’s international festival of social justice film. The festival programme combines screenings of some of the most interesting and highly acclaimed new films with post screening discussions involving directors, producers, writers, activists and experts. Screening Rights aims to inspire and develop debate on the potential of film to affect personal, social and political change.

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BFI London Film Festival 2017

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Film Clapperboardsource: BFI London
published: October 2017

This year’s BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® will take place from 4-15 October 2017 in venues across London. It’s the first chance to see the best new films from around the world, with red carpet premieres as well as screenings in local cinemas.

The programme is packed full of gems, including:

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Director Dee Rees (Pariah) delivers a searing racial drama about two families – one white, one black – set in the Deep South in the 1940s. Continue reading

Edge Fund: 5 years on + 8th funding round

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provided by: The Edge Fund
published: October 2017

The Edge Fund is celebrating five years of funding radical grassroots groups. They need 200 monthly donors to carry on their work, check out the video & donate here.

Edge Fund is now open for applications for the eighth funding round. They’ll be giving out £40,000 to grassroots groups. Deadline is Sunday 12th November at midnight. All the details can be found on our website:  www.edgefund.org.uk/apply
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