Mandatory Training

Film Info

Film Year: 2021

Film Duration: 10 min

Country: United Kingdom

Language: English


Patrick Tarrant

Film Category

Best Experimental Film


The whiteness and gender normativity of Bolex promotional brochures and magazines from decades past is brought face to face with audio taken from contemporary mandatory training modules on Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and Health & Safety such that the two become fused in a glitch-strewn perversion. If the former medium is a record of unconscious bias and the latter seeks to redress this bias, nonetheless when jammed together one gets the distinct sense that they are more complexly imbricated than we might like to think.