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Beeban Kidron

The Power of Film to Change Young People’s Lives

Beeban Kidron is a British filmmaker who has spent over 35 years working in feature film, television drama and documentary. Her films range from commercial cinema, to artist portraits and hard-hitting documentaries. She is currently Producer on Victoria & Abdul, which reunites the Oscar-winning partnership, Director Stephen Frears and Dame Judi Dench, in the true story of Queen Victoria’s unexpected friendship with her Indian servant, Abdul Karim. Kidron is also co-founder of IntoFilm, which uses film to educate young people, and sits in the House of Lords as a Crossbench Peer.