On Friday, August 14th, the filmmakers behind Disney-Pixar’s Soul will be part of a panel discussion for S.O.U.L. Fest. It will be streamed live on the BFI YouTube Channel. Pete Docter, Kemp Powers, Dana Murray, and others will join the discussion about representation in animation. The announcement came on the S.O.U.L. Fest website. S.O.U.L. stands for Screening Our Unseen Lives. The panel will be offered at 7:00 PM British Summer Time. That will be 11:00 AM Pacific Standard Time.
S.O.U.L. Fest is a month-long celebration of Black British talent in film. It showcases the talents of Black British filmmakers and gives viewers the chance to see the diverse representation of Black Britain. This is the second year of the festival.
Here is the announcement from the S.O.U.L. Fest website:
S.O.U.L Fest have teamed up with Disney and Pixar ahead of SOUL releasing on the big screen later this year (November, 2020), their new feature starring Academy Award® winner Jamie Foxx, as they host a special panel discussion with filmmakers Pete Docter, Kemp Powers, producer Dana Murray and more. This exclusive discussion will be broadcast free on the BFI YouTube Channel on Friday 14th August at 7pm.
More information about S.O.U.L. Fest can be found at soulfilmfest.co.uk.