Diversity and Inclusion

Guidance to support Diversity and Inclusion in your organisation.

FHW are proud to lead on inclusive cinema, on behalf of the BFI Film Audience Network.
Inclusive Cinema is at the heart of BFI FAN’s strategy. It aims to bring British, international and independent film to all audiences.

Together with our creative network of partners, we’re building a skilled and confident exhibition sector, which celebrates our heritage and where young audiences aged 16-30 play a part in developing inclusive film culture for the future.



Cinema Provision In Wales For Families With Disabled Children 

Our Cinema Provision in Wales for Families with Disabled Children report details the extent that disabled children and their families can attend cinemas, and the obstacles that face them. The report then proposes practical recommendations for cinemas to improve their disability provision. 

Level 1 Dementia Friendly Tool Kit Tip Sheet

Are you interested in becoming more dementia aware at your venue? Chapter, Clwyd Theatr Cymru and Pontio's shared Dementia Officer has put together this handy guide for venues exploring the possibilities of running dementia friendly screenings.

Dementia Friendly Screening Guide for Cinemas

People affected by dementia often have to give up the things they love due to inaccessible and unsupportive environments. This includes visiting a cinema.

Opening Doors Development Days

Our Opening Our Doors Training Days were packed full of innovative projects, interactive games, film ideas and resources designed to help venues reach diverse audeice groups.



We have also collated some useful resources from across the web. 


Inclusive Cinema

Inclusive Cinema is a UK-wide project developed by the BFI Film Audience Network (FAN), led by Film Hub Wales, designed to support screen exhibitors. 


The F-Rating is a film classification developed by Holly Tarquini at FilmBath in 2014. Any film which is written/or directed by a woman recieves the classification. The system has been adopted by Chapter and WoW Film Festival. 

Developing Deaf Audiences For Film 

The ICO and BFI FAN have put together a collection of resources for developing deaf audiences for film.

Trans*Form Cymru tool kit and charter

In 2014, Film Hub Wales organised a Transgender Awareness Session, with Equiversal, to raise awareness and understanding of the issues facing transpeople in both employment and access to services.