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The Daily Show

Guest appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to talk about HBO premier of Hunted - The War Against Gays In Russia.  

This film explores the rising tide of anti-gay violence in Russia from the perspective of violent vigilante gangs.  

EMMY NOMINATED

GRIERSON AWARD WINNER

RORY PECK SONY IMPACT AWARD WINNER

FOREIGN PRESS ASSOCIATION AWARD WINNER

‘It’s phenomenal remarkable work’ 

Jon Stewart on The Daily Show

'a visceral and terrifying experience’

The Hollywood Reporter

'Director Ben Steele’s film feels like a dystopian nightmare

Variety

‘a harrowing documentary… extraordinary access’

Vogue

‘neither flinches from nor sensationalises the appalling story’

The Guardian

Over 40,000 tweets on night of broadcast

#Hunted

EBOLA ORPHANS (HBO VERSION)

A year in the making this uplifting story of hope and resilience follows children in quarantined communities in Sierra Leone from the peak of the Ebola outbreak to their return to school. 

BAFTA NOMINATED

RORY PECK SONY IMPACT AWARD FINALIST

NYPD: THE BIGGEST GANG IN NEW YORK?

This film on BLM and the Cop Watch movement examines police brutality in New York and exposes the dangers of taking on the largest police department in America.  

‘One of the most shocking, disturbing and anger inflaming documentaries you’ll ever see.' 

The Independent