Freedom for the Wolf

Documentary Feature (89 mins). Filmed over three years in five countries, Freedom for the Wolf is an epic investigation into the global crisis democracy. From the Umbrella Revolution in Hong Kong to the failure of the Arab Spring in Tunisia to the rise of Donald Trump in America, democracy is being redefined to hinder, rather than help, freedom. “Freedom for the wolves has often meant death for the sheep,” as the British philosopher Isaiah Berlin wrote. This paradox is unpacked by interweaving stories of struggle from across the world with expert interviews. Interviewees include Francis Fukuyama and Larry Diamond at Stanford University, and Orlando Patterson and Lawrence Lessig at Harvard University.

The film was executive produced by BBC Storyville founder Nick Fraser screened at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017, IDFA, UNAFF, Warsaw Film Festival, and will play at the legendary Slamdance Film Festival this January. The film has been covered by The New York Times, Little White LiesDangerous MindsCineuropa, and many others.