Amma Asante and Tabitha Jackson to “Unpack Industry’s Intersectionality, Unconscious Bias” at Carla 2020

Women in Film and Television international in association with Carla International Film Festival have launched a new conference which hopes to open dialogue around creating lasting structural changes across film and TV. Bringing together the newly appointed Sundance director Tabitha Jackson and British Director of (Belle) and (A United Kingdom) Amma Asante.

Organized by Women in Film & Television International, in association with the Carla International Film Festival, This year Carla 2020 creatives, researchers, executives, financiers and activists will convene to discuss extremely relevant topics like on and off-screen representation, the mechanisms of power in the industry, racism, unconscious bias, intersectionality, sexual harassment and safety on set. Asante and Jackson are also amongst the keynote speaker with the broadcaster Mo Abudu of EbonyLife who recently struck a deal with Netflix. 

The virtual festival will run from Aug. 21-23. Free to attend globally, with registration opening in July.

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