One of the great speeches on race and the screen sector

The remarkable British television historian who revealed the horrors of Windrush and the way the wealth of slavery created the empire is measured, personal and simply magnificent.

The James MacTaggart Lecture at the Edinburgh Television Festival is always a major event, passionate, thoughtful, diverse and sometimes completely surprising. 

But this one, delivered by David Olusoga, is a standout even though he talked to himself in a virtual event. Olusoga is fabulously honest and exquisitely insightful. There is so much I could quote, but this lecture is full of hope for us all, scattered across the globe:

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.