2015 Conference & Launch

The day conference and launch of UKDHM 2015 took place at the BFI, London on November 19.
All proceedings were streamed live, and can be seen below.

Clips used in the presentation can be seen here.

Message from Sam West:

Where now? – some outcomes of the discussion.

Launch event:


Full programme:

November 19th Day Conference Portrayal of Disability in Mainstream Moving Image Media: Then and Now

BFI in partnership with UK Disability History Month

10.30 Registration and Hot Drinks

11.00-12.00 Film/TV Clips & talk on Portrayal in the Media Then and Now   Richard Rieser

12.00- 1.00 Actors’ Panel- Samuel West( Film), Liz Carr, Danny Sapani , Ewan Marshall. Chair Susie Burrows

Q&A with Audience

1.00 Lunch

2.00 -3.00  Writers’ Panel – Paul Darke, Rahila Gupta,  Allan Sutherland, Laura Wade. Chair Micheline Mason

Q&A with Audience

3.15. Tea

3.30 -4.30 Directors’ /Producers’ Panel- Ben Anthony, Ju Gosling, Colin Rogers, Shirani Sabratnam, Colin Rodgers. Chair Richard Rieser

Q&A Audience

4.30  Where Now?

5.00 Finish

5.30-7.30  Launch UKDHM 2015 John McDonnell, Phillipa Harvey, Eleanor Lisney, Richard Rieser, Micheline Mason & Penny Pepper