Michael McEvoy

Michael McEvoy

United Kingdom

Biography

Michael McEvoy is an independent documentary filmmaker and photographer. During nine months he served with the British Army in Afghanistan and Libya where he was employed as a Dari and Pashto-speaking liaison officer with the British armed forces in the Afghan National Army. His time there allowed him to gain a deeper insight into the difficult daily lives of soldiers. He has worked for various human rights organisations in the Middle East and South Asia. His film TELL SPRING NOT TO COME THIS YEAR followed the lives of a Company of Afghan Army soldiers fighting in Helmand against a resurgent Taliban after the withdrawal of British forces. He currently lives in Kunduz, Afghanistan where he works for a humanitarian NGO.

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