Isabel Moura Mendes

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British Council film programmes in the Middle East, North Africa and across Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as our Scottish film relationships.


Email: | Twitter: @Isabel_Moura_M; @British_Film

About Isabel

Isabel joined the film team in January 2019, through a professional development opportunity, to cover Jemma Desai's role for 6 months while Jemma undertakes a Clore Fellowship.

Alongside her role at the British Council, Isabel continues as one of the lead programmers for the London-based Film Africa film festival. In 2015, Isabel curated the Film Africa/BFI Industry Forum entitled ‘Digital Africa: A New Me on TV’.

Isabel's favourite British film


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London's annual Film Africa festival

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The British Council film team is made up of film industry experts, together with selected freelance colleagues, working across genres and disciplines.

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