Tag: film

British Representation In Film Has Failed Its Society

Riz Ahmed & Felicity Jones at the 89th Oscar Academy Awards Ceremony by Disney | ABC Television Group https://flic.kr/p/SqVDBE

At the beginning of March, critically acclaimed actor and musician Riz Ahmed (from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and The Night Of) presented a speech at the British House of Commons for Channel 4’s annual diversity lecture. His talk focused on racial diversity…

A Girl In the River: Oscar-Winning Film to Create Change in Pakistan

Oscar by Craig Piersma from Flickr Creative Commons

On the night of the 88th Academy Awards, director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy took home an Oscar for her film, A Girl In the River: The Price of Forgiveness in the best documentary short category. Portraying acid attacks on Pakistani women in her first…