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We Create Birmingham: Kiwi Lanier

“I want to encourage curiosity and make sure our programs are as accessible as possible… The online film or Film Twitter community can sometimes feel insufferable — there’s lots of gatekeeping about knowledge and taste. My personal mission is to burn that to the ground.”

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We Create Birmingham: Dr. Leah Tucker

“Jazz is democratic because everyone has a chance to add their own voice to the music. I want to keep passing that on. It’s the only original art form created in this country and now it’s celebrated in so many countries around the world. If it’s not passed down it may disappear.”

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