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The eight questions all philanthropists and donors should ask themselves (but often don’t)

Philanthropy is at a pivotal point. In the current conditions of a fast-changing geopolitical landscape, the rapid creation of new wealth and technology and a heightened awareness of how philanthropy can create social change are leading to exciting innovations and new thinking. So what must philanthropists consider to achieve truly effective and impactful results for people?

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The film festival using art to shift narratives about migrants

Years of anti-immigration rhetoric has made us lose touch with our shared humanity. Given the strength of feeling, can a film festival bring humanity back to how we relate to each other as individuals and communities? Our reporter Holly Bootman attended the London Migration Film Festival and shares her reflections on the power of art to shift narratives on the so called ‘refugee crisis’. 

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How we choose to remember matters: A Story of Bones (film review)

October is Black History Month in the UK, a month dedicated to remembrance, acknowledgement, reflection, celebration, agency, and education. The Conduit collaborated with Doc Society to screen Annina van Neel’s powerful and haunting journey of discovery of one of the most significant traces of the transatlantic slave trade, and her fight to reclaim the neglected history of Saint Helena. ’A Story of Bones’ is an exposé of historical injustice, a lesson on the gravity of remembering, and a chronicle of the power and potential for community action to ignite change.