The Selfless Sikh: Faith on the Frontline, observational documentary, BBC Studios, 2016. Sharron Ward filmed and directed this observational documentary following Ravi Singh, and his NGO Khalsa Aid, who every month feed and provide shelter for over 400 Yazidi IDPs in Kurdistan, Northern Iraq. The film features horrifying testimony of Yazidi women who were brutally beaten and raped, held captive as “sex slaves” by ISIS and documents the genocide that was committed against this ethnic […]Read More
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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 the most basic of humanitarian assistance to thousands of desperate refugees who arrived in make-shift dinghies from Turkey. The film is a portrait of ordinary […]Read More