With six shorts from underrepresented filmmakers landing on Disney+ today, Launchpad shows that Disney is taking diversity seriously.
In prison at 18 and facing a 10-year sentence, artist Johnny Costi decided to turn his life around. Here, Jackson Payne and Jack Layfield’s film, Bapou, traces his journey up until now.
Over a period of several weeks, director Stanley Brock asked families from across the UK to record their experiences of lockdown. The resulting film is a patchwork of stories that speak of empathy and hope.
On his new album he sets out his plans to create a new world for the displaced – a no man’s land in between “us” and “them”. Here, the actor, musician, poet and political activist talks of finally feeling like himself.