The BFI FAN Access Directory

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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.

With educational resources and practical steps, exhibitors can use the Access Directory to plan and host inclusive film events.

Written by Charlie Little (Film Hub Scotland’s EDI Champion and Matchbox Cine‘s in-house Access Consultant), it’s a valuable starting point to establish sustainable and high-quality accessible practices for your screenings.

Charlie Little (she/they) is Matchbox Cine’s in-house Access Consultant and Film Hub Scotland’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Champion. They work with a wide range of exhibitors and organisations across the UK on access and inclusion for Deaf and disabled audiences. Charlie brings their lived experience of disability to their work, focusing on holistic practices within the film exhibition sector.