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Business Disability Forum’s Film Festival 2019 winners announced

The five disabled winners of the Business Disability Forum’s Film Festival 2019 have been announced. Find out more about the wining films, exploring topics from deafness to dyslexia.

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10 animation characters with disabilities

Have you seen many disabled characters in kids’ films or animations? Our writer Raya has rounded up 10 characters with disabilities in animations and kids’ films – some portrayed positively, and some not.

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How disabled actress and activist Diana Elizabeth Jordan is creating change for other disabled artists

Diana Elizabeth Jordan is a disabled actress and activist. She’s been working in the industry for most of her life and is keen to create change for other disabled actors, as well as change society’s perception of disability.

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BFI presents a history of ‘Disabled Britain on Film’ from 1911 to the present day

The BFI has launched ‘Disabled Britain on Film’, a rich and varied free online collection of more than 170 films from across the UK, plus 20 specially curated features available to rent

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Spike Breakwell: from a stage in Luton to a movie set in LA

Comedian and writer Spike Breakwell, who uses an electric wheelchair, talks to Disability Horizons about his chance to jet off from the comedy stages in Luton to appear in a