Leslie Knott and Clementine Malpas: Putting the Camera Down

Iris Nights Lecture Series
PAST EVENT: Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Leslie Knott and Clementine Malpas from Tiger Nest Films discuss how the line between observer and participant is blurred while filming and photographing in situations of intense drama and human suffering.


Leslie Knott
Leslie Knott

Leslie Knott is an award-winning filmmaker and photographer who has focused most of her career on documenting the lives of refugees. Her first film, Out of the Ashes, followed the extraordinary three-year journey of Afghanistan’s cricket team from the refugee camps of Pakistan to the Cricket World Cup. In 2013, she was nominated for an…

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Clementine Malpas
Clementine Malpas

Filmmaker Clementine Malpas has spent much of her career focusing on refugees and women’s rights. In 2011, she spent 9 months filming inside Afghanistan’s women’s prisons to tell the story of a teenage girl, Gulnaz, who had been jailed for being raped. The film helped win Gulnaz a presidential pardon, and was later…

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