David Oyelowo on film diversity: time for less talk, more action

British actor calls for more movies such as Queen of Katwe, telling life-affirming stories that audiences can identify with

The time to talk about diversity in film is over and the action must begin, British actor David Oyelowo said at the premiere of his latest movie.

The actor recently told the British Film Institutes Black Star symposium he felt he had to leave the UK for America to find opportunities as an actor and begged the British film industry to stop the talent drain.

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