Stephen: The Murder that Changes a Nation crowned with both Best Documentary Series and Best Historical Documentary prizes at the 46th annual British Documentary Awards. On The Corner Films in association with Rogan Productions for BBC One, Director: James Rogan.
Best Historical Documentary
Stephen: The Murder that Changed a Nation – The Loss of Joy:
Emma Hindley, Jury Chair: “Our winner is confident and bold in its storytelling, gripping and powerfully emotional in its delivery. While it told the intimate story of an individual and a family, it also evoked the atmosphere of a nation at a very particular time. The film skill fully captured society’s attitudes in the 1990s and is a timely reminder that institutional racism is still a real and ever present issue. This film got beyond the iconic image that we all know so well and introduced a young man as a human being rather than a symbolic statistic.”
Netflix Best Documentary Series
Stephen: The Murder That Changed A Nation
Tom McDonald, Jury Chair: “The winner of this year’s Grierson is a remarkable series – beautifully crafted, with extraordinary use of interview, archive and a unique visual approach. It is not simply a re-telling of a story and its repercussions but is a series about Britain, who we were as a nation and what we’ve become.”