90′ for BBC Storyville
Dir. Henry Singer
EP. Magnus Temple / Charlotte Moore


The story of the extraordinary life and brutal death of filmmaker-turned-conservationist Joan Root, and of her campaign to save her beloved Lake Naivasha in Kenya. The film is both a biopic and a classic whodunit. Who killed Joan Root?


Winner: Sheffield International Doc Fest Green Award

Winner: Film For Peace Berlin Film Festival

Nominated: Grierson Documentary on Contemporary Issue


Links to reviews:

The Economist
Henry Singer interview with Directors UK
The Times
The Sunday Times