Background

Funding Approval Details

Murder in Samarkand

Project Murder in Samarkand
Fund Early Development
Year 2016
Type Feature Film
Company Porchlight Films Pty Ltd
Producer Liz Watts, Tim Perell
Synopsis

After hearing accounts of dissident prisoners being boiled to death and murdered by agents of the state, newly appointed Uzbekistan UK Ambassador Craig Murray becomes one of the first whistleblowers of the Global War on Terror, risking his life and career to expose American and British complicity in torture in Uzbekistan.

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Fund
Applicant
Finance
Early Development
Liz Watts
$ 15,000.00
 
Total Finance
$ 15,000.00