A former Chinese state TV insider is held in a brainwashing camp and compelled to accept the official narrative on a fiery public suicide, which he believes was a government plot. Ask No Questions has been fascinating viewers (including Ai Weiwei!) since its premiere at Slamdance.
Directors: Jason Loftus and Eric Pedicelli.
Production company: Lofty Sky Entertainment. Distribution: 1091 Pictures
Documentary on internet privacy and surveillance, based on the book by Ron Deibert of Citizen Lab. Directed by Nick de Pencier, Black Code premiered at TIFF 2016 and earned Eric Pedicelli a Best Documentary Editing nomination. Production Company: Mercury Films. Distribution: Mongrel Media
What would you do if you got your period in a school without bathrooms? A six-part web series for Save the Children Sweden totalling over 1.5 million views, landing media spots on prime-time television, and raising funds to build bathrooms in schools. Directed by Eric Pedicelli and Emelie Wallgren.
LPGA phenom Brooke Henderson won her first major tournament at 18 years old. She was named the Canadian Press female athlete of the year for 2015, 2017, and 2018. Client: Royal Bank of Canada. Agency: 52 films
Digital Arms, Cyber Security, Surveillance and Censorship.
Filmmakers Eric Pedicelli and Emelie Wallgren worked with the dance troupe BVP DANCE in Grand-Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire to create this musical about menstruation in a high-school without bathrooms.
Peter struggles to maintain relationships and explain his violent outbursts. Haunted by their memories of domestic abuse, Omela and Auntie look to make a better future for their children in Tiger Bay, Guyana. Tin City Voices premiered at the Montreal Film Festival, and went on to play Docs DF Mexico, and the Biarritz Film Festival. Directed by Elijah Marchand.
What is Stewardship in Cyberspace?
Five-part sports documentary on boxer Lucian Bute. Directed by Samuel Noel.
How has the world changed since the fall of the Berlin Wall? Featuring authors Steve Coll, Sir Paul Collier, Walter Russell Mead, and Adam Hochschild in conversation with John Stackhouse.