Editorial Disability and Film and Media Themed Issue

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Beth Haller
Lawrence Carter-Long


representation, disability, film, media


This Editorial for v17i4, Special Issue of Disability and Film and Media, highlights the role film and media play in some work around creating more equity and inclusion. In addition to highlighting some examples from around the globe, it provides an overview of the contents of the issue.

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Best Summer Ever. (2020). About page. [Website]. https://www.bestsummerevermovie.com/about
British Film Institute. (2021, Dec. 2). Press Reset: BFI renews urgent call for change for disabled talent in the screen industries. [Press release]. https://www.bfi.org.uk/news/press-reset-disabled-talent-screen-industries
Ferme, A. (2021, April 28). ‘Best Summer Ever’ Serves as Template for Disability Representation in Hollywood. Variety. https://variety.com/2021/awards/news/best-summer-ever-disability-hollywood-1234962438/
International Labour Organization. (2015, May 28). Reporting on disability: Guidelines for the media. Geneva, Switzerland: ILO. https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/---ed_emp/---ifp_skills/documents/publication/wcms_127002.pdf
Kinross, L. (2021, December 2). 'Spaces': a music video that makes room for disability. Bloom blog. https://hollandbloorview.ca/stories-news-events/BLOOM-Blog/spaces-music-video-makes-room-disability
Spaces by James Ian. (2021, November 9). [Official Music Video]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLyRpDn9bTo

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