DISPATCH FMI is an intersectional feminist moving image curatorial practice and online platform with a focus on works created by women. Our aim is to bring feminist cinema and theory to all by making our screenings accessible, affordable, and educational.
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Chloe Medghalchi, Elly Collins, LESLIE DE OLIVEIRA, Amaya Bañuelos Marco, Kathinka Engels, Alexander hetherington, Matt turner, Gabriella Daris, Anhelo Escalante, nell cunningham, Annette LePique, So mayer, and daniel massie.
jennifer shearman (email@example.com) is founder and programme curator of DISPATCH FMI and works in arts education. She graduated with her first degree from Queen Mary, University of London, in Film and Comparative Literature in 2014. She then proceeded to study an Msc in Film, Exhibition and Curation at The University of Edinburgh. Jennifer has previously worked for The British Museum, the Isabel Rocamora Studio and several London based film festivals. Her main interests are moving image, feminism, contemporary art and politics.
Laura nicholson (firstname.lastname@example.org) graduated with a first degree from kings college london in 2014. She is currently working on her MSC THESIS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH IN FILM, EXHIBITION AND CURATION. Her main interests are representations of queerness on screen, post-millennial gender politics, and the contribution of contemporary Palestinian film to national identity under occupation. Laura has previously worked for women and Hollywood.
Margaux Portron holds a PhD in political philosophy and wrote a thesis that explored the relationship between drone warfare and democracy. After two years as researcher and deputy director for an organisation supporting conflict artists, she founded Paper Planes, an organisation which focuses on art and politics; it is the result of research and exchanges with creatives who express the need for a space to reflect critically on their practice, particularly when working with vulnerable artists or participants.
Beth Cox is a History graduate now working in the world of TV. She graduated from Queen Mary, University of London where her studies revolved around the histories and politics of identity, sexuality, psychology and gender. She now works for one of the UK’s fastest growing indie producers of factual content and is currently working on a feature length documentary for Channel 4. Her favourite film makers are Werner Herzog and Nick Broomfield, while her favourite author is Haruki Murakami.
Amanda Mattsson is a digital marketing and ecommerce professional, a photographer and film editor born in Germany, from Sweden and raised across six different countries. She has a keen interest for the way in which we interact online and the positive impacts on individual expression and collective movement. Amanda uses photography as her form of creative expression and is drawn to capturing authentic human interaction by means of celebrating life and individuality through emotive portraiture. She has expanded her creative focus towards moving image and has worked on editing a series of short videos for Oddity Magazine and Goat Street Gallery. Her main interests involve creating moments, sharing experiences and connecting communities.
Amy Watts graduated from the University of York with a Sociology degree in which she explored the rise of Fourth Wave Feminism. Since moving to London she has worked in the private hire departments of both Everyman Cinemas and the Wellcome Collection. She now resides at Curzon cinema selling popcorn to the masses. Her main interests are film & television, theatre and politics.