Britain’s biggest stars are expected to wear black on the red carpet at this year’s Bafta Film awards.
The choice of clothing is in support of stage of the initiative, the movement against sexual harassment, founded by several Hollywood figures.
Circular letter around to the British film and TV industry, has invited those attending the Bafta to take part.
It follows a similar demonstration of support at the Golden Globe awards this year.
The request has already garnered the support of the UNITED kingdom the stars expected to attend the awards and other actors of the supply chain.
The list is intended to include Emma Thompson, Daisy Ridley, Emma Watson, Gemma Arterton, Keira Knightley, Jodie Whittaker, Emilia Clarke, Noma Dumezweni, Natalie Dormer and Felicity Jones.
The letter invited guests to wear black for the ceremony, followed by our sisters who have attended the Golden Globe awards”. ‘Silent and marginalised’
Has invited, in addition, men who attend the Baftas, who want to show their support for the movement to wear “special pins and/or a button hole”.
The organisers continued: “More than half of all women and almost two-thirds of the women [in the UK], young people between 18 and 24 years have experienced sexual harassment on the job.
“We hope that those of us privileged to have a platform you can use to increase awareness of the experiences of women outside of our industry, their experiences are often silenced and marginalized.”
Joanna Lumley is the host of this year’s award ceremony. It will be the first time in over a decade that the Baftas were hosted by a woman.
The event will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on February 18.