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Convergence Community Film Festival

Convergence Community Film Festival, Online event, Sat 20 Feb

Join us on Saturday 20 February 2021 for a free, day-long programme of film screenings, talks and industry insights, curated by local artists, filmmakers and young people.

About the festival

Meet Women in Film SE15, BFI Commissioner Mathieu Ajan, and directors Dionne Edwards and Jade Ang Jackman, who help demystify the film industry and offer insider insights on commissioning, directing and getting your ideas off the ground.

Enjoy a programme of Directors’ Talks with Comfort Arthur and Abdou Cissé, alongside short film screenings selected by the SLG’s Art Assassins, SLG Film School and special guest curators.

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Convergence is an ongoing series of critical conversations, screenings and written commissions, facilitated by the SLG and curated and hosted by invited guests.

With Art Fund support

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Programme schedule

12pm Industry Insights: Commissioning, with Mathieu Ajan

12.15pm Industry Insights: Getting your film off the ground, with Jade Ang Jackman

12.40pm Workshop: Women in Film SE15

1.40pm Director’s Talk: Comfort Arthur (includes a screening of Black Barbie)

2.30pm Industry Insights: Directing, with Dionne Edwards

3pm INTERMISSION Shade podcast: Interview with Small Axe writer Courttia Newland

3.25pm Art Assassins: Selects

4.50pm Director’s Talk: Abdou Cisse

5.30pm Mathieu Ajan: New Wave

5.55pm SLG Film School: There is no healing in silence

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Please note

  • Some films include the use of expletives.
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