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Gaining Ground: The Case for Programming Beyond the Canon
Posted on September 20, 2018
If we want a more inclusive film future, how do we get there without knowing the diversity and struggle of film history? Following our and Club des Femmes' groundbreaking Revolt She Said: Women and Film after '68 tour that brought back into the spotlight female filmmakers whose work had often been overlooked, author and film activist So Mayer investigates whose films get filed in the canon, and whose are allowed to fall away – if they were even able to make them in the first place.
A Modest Proposal: Documentaries are Real Films Too
Posted on September 6, 2018
When the average cinema goer attends around three times a year, how do you ensure one of those cinema trips is to catch a documentary? Sheffield Doc/Fest's Marketing Assistant (and one of our FEDS trainees) Aisha Jan writes how we can create buzz around these cinematic pieces of factual storytelling - and how they are as much real films as the fictional ones.