BFI accused of stealing concept of Thirst Aid Kit podcast

New film season called Thirst covers same themes as podcast and has similar artwork

The British Film Institute has been accused of “erasing” a popular podcast series after the launch of a forthcoming film season that shares part of its title, covers the same themes and has similar artwork.

Thirst: Female Desire on Screen was announced last week, with the BFI being accused of stealing the concept of Thirst Aid Kit, which was launched by the former Guardian columnist Bim Adewunmi and the US writer Nichole Perkins in October 2017.

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Original source: https://www.theguardian.com/film/2020/feb/17/british-film-institute-bfi-accused-stealing-concept-thirst-aid-kit-podcast

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