Documentary – short form

France’s Fight to Deradicalise Former Jihadis
Channel 4
European countries are still struggling with the challenge of how to deal with citizens who travelled to join extremist Islamic State fighters in Syria and Iraq. Like France, which had the most people travelling to join the jihadis and is now facing the problem of those who’ve already returned: how to punish, deradicalise and stop online grooming happening in the future.
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Argentina: a Life of Boom and Bust
Financial Times
Crisis after crisis has made Argentina the only nation ever to regress to developing country status. The FT provides a glimpse of daily lives overshadowed by constant economic turmoil and asks: can Argentina finally break the cycle of boom and bust?

On the Brexit Frontline in Kent
Channel 4
Whilst the future of the country is being fought out by politicians in Westminster, Channel 4 News has travelled to the Kent coast, speaking to the people who say they’re the ones on the Brexit frontline. Whether it’s fishermen keeping to EU rules, lorries stacking up or migrants landing on the shore, we hear about the fear and frustration over what’s to come.
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Fleeing Persecution
Vice News
The Rohingya people, a Muslim minority community, suffers from widespread persecution and discrimination in the majority Buddhist country of Myanmar. Violent sectarian clashes and rioting have destroyed villages and homes, leaving many Rohingyas with no option but to live in government-controlled camps for the internally displaced. The camps are overcrowded, and medical facilities are in short supply. VICE News travels to Myanmar to speak with the Rohingya people living in government-controlled camps, and also investigates what happens to those who flee the country and cross the dangerous seas to Malaysia.

100 women 2015: Life as a nurse in the CAR
BBC Worldwide
Marie-Ange Koutou, 42, is a paediatric nurse’s assistant in the Medecins Sans Frontiers Hospital in Kabo, a remote rural village in the north of the Central African Republic. Kabo is one of the worst three places in the world for infant mortality. But the killing is not done by bombs and bullets, it’s caused by malnutrition and malaria as a direct result of decades of civil war. The film was part of the 100 Women series, BBC World and was produced by BBC journalist Stephanie Hegarty.

Life on a CIA Kill List in Pakistan
Vice News
Malik Jalal says he’s on a secret CIA kill list and has narrowly escaped death by drone four times. He is part of the North Waziristan Peace Committee (NWPC), which is based in a region of Pakistan that has seen more than 300 documented strikes, according to The Bureau of Investigative Journalism. VICE News meets Malik Jalal in Pakistan and London to find out about a legal action he is pursuing to get his name stripped from the kill list — and prevent further drone strikes in North Waziristan.

Jewish Leaders in Paris Speak of Community in Fear
Vice News
In the wake of recent terror attacks in Europe — several of which targeted Jewish institutions — some politicians and religious leaders have predicted an exodus of Jewish people from the continent. In some ways, the numbers stack up. Last year, a record 8,000 Jews arrived in Israel from France — with another 15,000 coming from Eastern Europe. VICE News heads to Paris to speak with representatives from the Jewish community about a reported rise in anti-Semitism in the French capital.

Women for Women International Fundraising Video
Women for Women International
The film focuses on the impact of Women for Women International in war-zones through an extensive use of archival footage mixed with personal and intimate stories. Screened in London at the WfWI Gala in September 2015, the filmed helped raising awareness about the importance of organizations supporting women in war-thorn countries.

Insecure Futures
Millie Harvey, ASAP
The Women’s Project was set up in response to the particular difficulties that women asylum seekers, who are in need of financial support and accommodation, face while in the UK.Insecure Futures highlights the experience of surviving on asylum support and the impact the asylum system can have on well-being.

Pathways Out Of Destitution
A video promoting the work of NACCOM’s members to end destitution featuring stories from some of our members and guests in Birmingham.