Grenfell

Grenfell, feature-length documentary, Minnow Films, BBC One, 2017 This 90-minute documentary brings together the powerful human stories from the Grenfell Tower fire, drawing on the collective testimonies of the men, women and children at the centre of one of the most devastating events in British history.  Sharron Ward was one […]

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Grenfell: The First 24 Hours

Grenfell: The First 24 Hours, documentary, Mentorn Media, ITV1, 2017 Marking the first anniversary of the Grenfell tragedy, this one-off special focused on the survivors’ stories, eyewitness accounts and a firefighter, piecing together the timeline of the tragic events that unfolded.  Sharron Ward negotiated access to sensitive and traumatized contributors, […]

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Lesbos SOS

Lesbos SOS, observational documentary for Channel 4 News, Katalyst Productions, 2015. An observational documentary profiling the humbling humanitarian response to the European refugee crisis on the island of Lesbos by a British family, The Kempsons, who single-handedly responded to refugees arriving on their doorstep.  For months they struggled to give […]

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Syria: Hidden War on Women

Syria: Hidden War on Women, short documentary for Channel 4 News, Katalyst Productions, 2015 As the Syrian war entered its fifth year, the pressures on displaced families caused a dramatic rise in violence against women.  But domestic abuse is a taboo subject in Syrian society, and the true scale of […]

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Syria: Brides for Sale

Syria: Brides for Sale, short documentary for Channel 4 News, Katalyst Productions, 2013. This short investigative documentary exposed the plight of Syrian refugee women who were sexually exploited, raped, trafficked and forced into child marriage in the world’s second largest refugee camp – Zaatari in Jordan.  The growing crisis of […]

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Israel vs Israel

Israel vs Israel, observational documentary for AJ+/Al Jazeera America, Katalyst Productions, 2014. A short observational documentary profiling the Jewish-Israeli left in Tel Aviv who opposed the war and siege on Gaza.  But being an antiwar activist in Israel is dangerous. During the summer of 2014, Israeli lefties held numerous anti-war […]

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The Circle of Hell: Tahrir Bodyguard

The Circle of Hell: Tahrir Bodyguard, observational documentry, Katalyst Productions, 2013. “The Circle of Hell” was the name given to the modus operandi of Egyptian men who used dancing circles in Tahrir Square during the Egyptian Revolution to trap and then attack, rape and sexually assault women. Tahrir Bodyguard was […]

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