Award-winning film director Kevin Macdonald

On Start the Week Andrew Marr talks to the award-winning director Kevin Macdonald whose films often focus on real events or people, from Touching the Void, to Marley. The filmmaker Roger Graef discusses the ethical issues in documenting real life. And the Indian writer Aman Sethi explores the margins of society with his study of the world of itinerant labourers in a Delhi market.
Producer: Katy Hickman.

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Kevin Macdonald

Kevin Macdonald is a film director and is this year’s recipient of the Coutts Grierson Trustees’ Award.

 

His latest film, Marley, is out on DVD.

 

Kevin Macdonald

Aman Sethi

Aman Sethi is a journalist and writer.

 

A Free Man: A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi is published by Jonathan Cape.

 

Aman Sethi

Roger Graef

Roger Graef is a filmmaker, criminologist and writer.

 

He will be giving the keynote speech at the Current Affairs Television conference in January.

Panorama: The Truth About Adoption is available on the BBC iPlayer until 13 December.

 

Roger Graef

Jenny Uglow

Jenny Uglow is a biographer and critic.

 

The Pinecone is published by Faber and Faber.

 

Jenny Uglow