Ahmed Shihab-Eldin is an Emmy-nominated journalist, producer and actor. His latest documentary investigation, produced for the BBC Queer Egypt Under Attack won a British Journalism Award for Social Affairs, Diversity & Inclusion. Prior to that he worked as a Senior Correspondent for AJ+ where he produced award-winning documentaries focused on social justice and human rights. He also worked as a reporter and producer for Al Jazeera English, The New York Times, The Huffington Post and PBS. He is most widely known for creating and co-hosting Al Jazeera English’s flagship program ‘The Stream’ an interactive live talk show nominated for an Emmy Award for Most Innovative Program in 2012.
Vin Arfuso and Anwar Hadid's debut documentary 'Walled Off' feels like a decisive moment in Palestinian film. Endorsed by a star-studded list of activists, the film is certain to attract a new, sympathetic audience towards the Palestinian plight.