Hostile was made over an 18 month period during the pandemic. It was finished in September 2021 but the story of Hostile didn’t end there. For the people featured in the film, this story is their life, and sadly the situations for them are worsening.

These are the behind the scenes from 2020/21, capturing the importance and the urgency of this story.  

Hostile is a feature-length documentary. Written and directed by Sonita Gale. The film reveals the impact of the ‘hostile environment’ for migrants in the UK.