Josef in Exile is an interview-based research documentary which focuses on the story of two Josefs who fled from their countries to the UK - Joseph Oscar Gnagbo, an Ivorian activist who fled to the UK in 2018 and Josef Herman, a Polish-Jewish painter who fled to the UK a couple of years before Holocaust because of antisemitism and right-wing government in east Europe.

Directed by 

Sinai Noor

Writing Credits 

Sinai Noor



Joseph Oscar Gnagbo...Joseph Oscar Gnagbo

David Herman...David Herman


Produced by 

Sinai Noor


Music by 

Silvia Acosta Santos


Cinematography by 

Matti Laiho-Murdoch

Sinai Noor


Film Editing by 

Sinai Noor

Shreeya Tiwari


Sound Department 

Xu Cheng...sound recordist


Location Management 

Tony Lloyd...location coordinator


Sam Roberts

Heledd Watkins