For survivors to see their own experiences reflected back to them can be a powerful thing, it can help them recognise that they are not alone in what they have lived through and continue to cope with. These TV shows can help survivors to find ways to speak about their experiences and access support, and can help society realise just how important it is to believe survivors, and to support them and be alongside them. I also hope it will help foster a shift in attitudes where we place the blame and shame on perpetrators, where it belongs.
Turn away if you choose; mute them on social media; try your best not to read anything about how they vote - but never think that they have any sort of responsibility to stay in one lane. Art and politics have been in the same lane for time immemorial, and that isn't going to change any time soon - for Donald Trump or anyone.
Let's stop for a minute and appreciate this: Moonlight - a small-budget film about a poor, black, gay boy in Miami that took just 25 days to shoot - has won the Oscar for Best Picture - and Best Screenplay. To top it all, Mahershala Ali and Viola Davis won Best Supporting Actor and Actress respectively - the first time both awards have been won by people of colour.
Yesterday ten thousand Londoners from all faiths, nationalities and backgrounds came together in Trafalgar Square to watch The Salesman - the incredibly powerful exploration of revenge and forgiveness from the award-winning Iranian film director, Asghar Farhadi - followed by a performance by Damon Albarn and the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians.
At the screening of Hidden Figures in celebration of women in tech at IBM this week, in answer to a question regarding why it has taken so long to discover, Caroline Taylor, CMO, IBM Global Markets replied: "Because the day after the first rocket went out nobody spoke about it."So let's talk about it.
It's a Brit Awards special in the newest edition of 'Into It', and we had plenty to say about this year's ceremony. As well as checking back on our predictions from last week to see how correct we were, we reflect on Robbie Williams' Brits Icon victory, and suggest ways producers can improve for next year. Plus, diversity was such a hot topic in the lead-up to the Brits, did the show itself really reflect that? Spoiler alert: no, no it did not.
After a year when it felt like a major global news story was happening every week - if not every day - it should come as no surprise that all of the nominees for Broadcasting Press Guild (BPG) Radio Broadcaster of the Year are fearless journalists.
Just as visual effects continues to push the boundaries of what can be seen in film, visual effects companies will continue to find new ways of streamlining the complex VFX process, enabling filmmakers to continue thrilling us with fantastic and extraordinary visuals for the next ten years and beyond.
Love or loathe Coldplay, Chris Martin remains one of the leading singer-songwriters of his generation, just like George - someone else who whose pop impulses are underpinned with the always authentic need to express and share.
Now, more than ever, in a divided world, it is the job of artists, of writers, of TV comedy and drama, not only to entrain us, but to reflect the things happening in our world, on screen. To show us not only what is familiar, but also wildly different.