Academy and Emmy Award winner Eva Orner is an Australian filmmaker based in Los Angeles. She has produced feature documentaries including Taxi to the Dark Side, Gonzo: The Life and Works of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, The Human Behavior Experimentsand Herbie Hancock: Possibilities. Her work has screened at festivals including Cannes, Sundance, Tribeca and Sydney, has been released theatrically and sold to television across the globe.
Eva's latest feature documentary and directorial debut The Networkpremiered at SXSW and was released in the US theatrically in October.The Network is set behind the scenes at the largest television network in post-Taliban Kabul, Afghanistan. Eva wrote, directed and produced the film, which documents the rise of TOLO, but also the transformation of Afghan society in the last dozen years. She has recently returned from Beirut where she is shooting her latest feature documentary Out of Iraq about gay Iraqi refugees seeking asylum in the US.
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