Hostile is an award-winning feature-length documentary written, produced and directed by BAFTA-longlisted filmmaker Sonita Gale. Following the screening, join us for a Q&A with Sonita to find out more about her research process and motivations to make this highly acclaimed documentary film. Following the screening, join us for a Q&A with Sonita and human rights activist Lynda Ouazar to find out more about her research process and motivations to make this highly acclaimed documentary film.
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ABOUT SONITA GALE
Sonita Gale is a British Asian writer, producer and director. Elevating the stories of migrants and marginalised communities is at the forefront of her work.
Sonita’s debut feature documentary as director, Hostile, is an award-winning and BAFTA and BIFA-longlisted film exposing the ‘hostile environment’ for migrants living in the UK. Hostile has screened across the country at Picturehouse and independent cinemas, and has been selected for a number of international film festivals, including the UK Asian Film Festival, Melbourne Documentary Film Festival, Budapest Movie awards and Manchester Film Festival, ZagrebDox and many more. In 2021, the film debuted at Raindance Film Festival and was an official selection of Cambridge Film Festival, London Migration Film Festival, and the South London Film Festival, where it won the award for Best Documentary Feature.
ABOUT LYNDA OUAZAR
Lynda Ouazar is an Artist and human rights activist based in London who uses filmmaking and other means of art to campaign for a change. Her latest film, called Hidden Lives In a Hostile Environment is a collaborative documentary with The Guardian as part of the 'Made in Britain' series.