Crip Cinema Archive

Crip Cinema Archive is documenting disability on screen. The archive defines ‘crip cinema’ as films that speak to something about the crip experience, speak to crip audiences, or that have a crip writer, director, or lead actor. Crip cinema has a fraught history – one of stereotypes, omissions, and repression. We have a few goals for … More

Crip Club

Crip club is an online and in-person community & an accessible podcast using film discussion to tackle ableism behind the camera, on screen and in cinemas.

And What Next? Demanding Change | THE CINEMA OF IDEAS

Following the theatrical release and a BAFTA nomination for Ella Glendining’s feature documentary Is There Anybody Out There?, ICO were pleased to present a special roundtable event celebrating disabled filmmaking and disability joy, while confronting the film industry’s barriers and ableism. Hosted by film and culture writer Lillian Crawford, the roundtable featured a conversation between … More

BFI FAN: EDI in Focus – Advocacy Skills for Accessible Screenings

The first edition of BFI FAN: Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in Focus, a new series of webinars for UK film exhibitors. This session explores how exhibitors can advocate for standardised, accessible screenings and provisions, hosted by Access Consultant, Charlie Little (Matchbox Cinesub). Using examples of exhibitors across the UK who host descriptive subtitled screenings, Charlie … More

The BFI FAN: Access Directory

The BFI FAN: Access Directory is a new resource for film exhibitors. It offers guidance, toolkits, and practical actions for planning inclusive film events for Deaf and disabled audiences.