Award winning short film available to view for students and staff

Cover for Re:Tension, a short film about the racial harrassment experienced by a

Cover for Re:Tension, a short film about the racial harrassment experienced by a Black student at university

UCL staff and students can watch Re:Tension, an award-winning short film depicting a student’s experience of racial harassment. The film is available to view until 19 July and opportunities will be available to discuss its content.

The EDI team has secured the rights to screen Re:Tension, an award-winning powerful short film (20 minutes), depicting a student’s experience of racial harassment covering topics of microaggressions, institutional racism and retention of Black (BAME generally) students in the UK HE system, directed by Ricardo Barker.

The film will be accessible to UCL students and staff until 5pm Tuesday 19 July.

If there is a demand for a follow-up discussion on the themes raised and how they may reflect experiences of staff and students at UCL, the EDI team will set up a lunchtime seminar for those wishing to discuss the issues in a safe space. Please

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