Filmed for more than five years in seven countries, Plunderer is the untold story of restitution. It will reveal how Nazi art dealers continued to prosper while Jewish families struggled to regain the art that was stolen from them.
About the Director
Hugo Macgregor has been shortlisted for a BAFTA and nominated numerous times for Grierson, Royal Television Society, and Emmy awards, as well as winning numerous other awards for his films. His films include the acclaimed BBC series The Romantics & Us; Simon Schama’s The Story of the Jews (“Over the Rainbow,” BBC/PBS); and Becoming Matisse (BBC2), which combined animation with moving testimony from the Matisse family to tell the intimate story of Matisse’s early life.
About the Producer
John S. Friedman was the lead producer on Marcel Ophuls’s Hotel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie, which received the Academy Award for Best Feature Documentary in 1989 and the 1988 International Critics Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. He co-directed and co-produced Stealing the Fire, chosen by the International Documentary Association (IDA) as a finalist for best documentary of 2002.