About FLT Films

FLTfilms makes documentary films which explore the ethical and spiritual dimensions of contemporary life.

Recent films have focussed on:

  • inter-religious dialogue and cross-cultural encounter
  • reconciliation and conflict resolution
  • social and cultural renewal after war

FLTfilms is a not-for-profit trading company, administered as an autonomous division of Initiatives of Change/The Oxford Group.

It makes and disseminates documentary films which explore faith-based approaches to reconciliation and peace-building, social renewal after war, economic development and environmental protection.

Co-Directors: Dr Alan Channer and Dr Imad Karam

Founder: David Channer

Over a period of almost 50 years, FLTfilms has established itself as a world-class documentary film unit specialising in films which foster reconciliation and peace-building.

David Channer, the founder of FLTfilms, died in September 2006. (Obituary in 'The Independent' newspaper).

Dr Alan Channer joined FLTfilms in 1994, after 6 years as a research scientist including 2 years of field work in China, Malawi, Tuvalu and Zimbabwe. As a Director/Producer with FLTfilms, Alan has developed a specialisation on themes involving inter-cultural understanding.

Dr Imad Karam, a Palestinian journalist and academic, joined FLTfilms in April 2004.