Festival of Social Science

Films and the Rest of Us

17 November 2021, 11.00am - 3.00pm

The aim of this workshop is to review and discuss film portrayal and representation of people with disabilities and the potential that film has on forging identities, promoting access and social justice, and the creation of safe spaces in society. The workshop will provide a platform for attendees to contribute to the contemporary discussion on film portrayal and film potentials in improving society. Attendees are expected to contribute to the discussions, ask questions from speakers and make recommendations on improving the portrayal of people with disabilities in films.

This is a blended event, taking place both online and in-person. The duration for the workshop is roughly 4 hours and will include a few talks, Q&A and an open discussion around the subject of the workshop.

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