About Leila

Leila Lak is a British documentary producer/director who has worked with major UK and international networks, including BBC, Channel 4, Al Jazeera English and HBO.  She has covered stories and made films throughout the world, in conflict or disaster zones and in difficult environments like Pakistan, Nigeria and Iran.

She has lived and worked in four continents and has covered stories such as the Egyptian Revolution, the anti-war movement in the US, the Gaza War and the current situation in Iran.  Having lived in the Middle East for 3 years she has a good understanding of the region and has extensively covered the major stories.

Though she primarily covers international current affairs stories, Leila’s work has included historical, investigative documentaries and health stories.

Leila speaks English, French and Farsi and currently resides in London.