Convergence Community Film Festival – 20 Feb 2021

Join the Convergence Community Film Festival on Saturday 20 February for a free, day-long programme of film screenings, talks and industry insights, curated by local artists, filmmakers and young people.



Meet Women in Film SE15, BFI Commissioner Mathieu Ajan, and directors Dionne Edwards and Jade Ang Jackman, who help demystify the film industry and offer insider insights on commissioning, directing and getting your ideas off the ground.

Enjoy a programme of Directors’ Talks with Comfort Arthur and Abdou Cissé, alongside short film screenings selected by the SLG’s Art AssassinsSLG Film School and special guest curators.

Book your free ticket for access to the full day of talks, screenings and insightful content.

Convergence Community Film Festival

Programme Schedule

Schedule for the Convergence Community Film Festival

  • 12pm Industry Insights: Commissioning, with Mathieu Ajan
  • 12.25pm Industry Insights: Getting your film off the ground, with Jade Ang Jackman
  • 12.50pm Workshop: Women in Film SE15
  • 1.50pm Director’s Talk: Comfort Arthur (includes a screening of Black Barbie)
  • 2.50pm Industry Insights: Directing, with Dionne Edwards
  • 3.15pm INTERMISSION Shade podcast: Interview with Small Axe writer Courttia Newland
  • 3.45pm Art Assassins: Selects
  • 5.10pm Director’s Talk: Abdou Cisse
  • 6.10pm Mathieu Ajan: New Wave
  • 6.30pm SLG Film School: There is no healing in silence

Convergence is an ongoing series of critical conversations, screenings and written commissions, facilitated by the SLG and curated and hosted by invited guests.

Watch the trailer

With Art Fund support

Disclaimer: WISE16 publish public notices from London Borough of Southwark with the aim to encourage participation. Please visit Southwark Council’s website for further in

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