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CAST

ALICE HAIG as ‘Erna Petri’“I can’t wait to start work on this project. The script is both moving as a depiction of an historical atrocity and arresting as a warning to us today. I think it’s important, particularly… Read More

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Time

Film is a time machine. A lot of film makers forget this ability. Making Arena has reminded me of this in so many ways. ‘Arena’ is a dual narrative, flicking back and forth between 1943 and 2017 to… Read More

Remembrance

Tomorrow, the 27th January 2019 is Holocaust Memorial Day. Events that happen decades ago in history can seem remote, especially to young people. Many of us in the older generation can connect because our parents may have lived through… Read More

Beginnings

I came across the story of Erna Petri whilst researching my feature film ‘The Victors’. ‘The Victors’ is a story concerned with the truth of becoming a soldier and going to war. By that I mean it’s anti… Read More