Grierson Trust Investigating Antisemitism Incident At Awards

The Grierson Trust is investigating “several reports” made relating to an incident of anti-Jewish racism perpetrated by an individual at last week’s Grierson Awards.  

The ceremony celebrating British documentaries was held at Southbank’s Queen Elizabeth Hall on Thursday 9 November, with documentaries such as Once Upon a Time in Northern Ireland and All That Breathes among those being honoured.  

In a statement, the Grierson Trust said: “We are appalled to have received several reports of anti-Jewish racism by an individual at the reception after the Grierson Awards last Thursday night.  

“We are urgently investigating these reports to decide as soon as possible on a course of action.” 

The statement was released today, with further updates on the investigation understood to be forthcoming.

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