Al Jazeera English: The Forgotten Heroes of Empire
During World War Two, Britain mobilised a huge, now-forgotten, army of African soldiers from its colonies on the continent to fight against the Axis powers in battlefields across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. But when peace came in 1945, the rapidly diminishing British Empire cynically betrayed these men, subjecting them to systematic discrimination and denying them the same post-war benefits as white soldiers. This truly shameful episode of colonial-era disregard reverberates to this day.
The Guardian Documentary: Desert Fire and the world cup rebels
Nominated at the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2017 and the One World Media Awards 2017; shown at international film festivals
In summer 2016, an extraordinary tournament took place: football's ‘rebel' world cup for stateless nations, minority ethnic groups and unrecognised territories. This surreal and vibrant spectacle is viewed through the eyes of the Kurdistan players and coach. At this biggest and most bizarre global soccer stage outside of Fifa, teams are drawn in from across the football wilderness.
The Guardian Documentary: The Night Wolves of eastern Ukraine
Selected as a Vimeo Staff Pick, shown at international film festivals
The Night Wolves are Russia’s largest and most notorious biker gang, fiercely loyal to Vladimir Putin, and say they are motivated by Christianity and patriotism. Their base in Luhansk, east Ukraine, resembles a set from Mad Max. Inside their stronghold, the Night Wolves open up about the families they left behind.