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Karl Francis began making films in 1971, turning out mainly documentaries for television. He worked initially as a researcher and writer. He studied film at the late age of 26, having previously had an honours degree in Modern History, Politics & Economics. He wrote his own scripts and began directing following a deep disappointment at the way his... See full bio »


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Milwr Bychan Director
Hope Eternal Director
Screen Two Director


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 2012 Hair in the Gate (Short)
 2008 Hope Eternal
 2007 Asboland (Documentary)
 1991-1995 Screen Two (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Streetlife (1995)
 1994 The Lifeboat (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Troubled Waters (1994)
 1992 Civvies (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1992)
- Episode #1.5 (1992)
- Episode #1.4 (1992)
- Episode #1.3 (1992)
- Episode #1.2 (1992)
 1991 Screenplay (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1989 Nineteen 96 (TV Movie)
 1989 Screen One (TV Series) (1 episode)
- 1996 (1989)
 1987 Milwr Bychan
 1981-1983 Forty Minutes (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Mister Perks (1983)
- Rough Justice (1981)
 1982 Giro City
 1979 Inside Story (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1977 Above Us the Earth (Documentary)
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Personal Quote:

I have fought for equality for all races, all colours, all genders. I have had huge rows with some very famous people when casting black female actors instead of blonde white women. When I cast Eriq LaSalle and Ving Rhames as the lead actors in my film 'Murder in Oakland' for the BBC, I felt I had done something important, that is giving lead roles to relatively unknown young men. Both of whom ... See more »

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