BAFTA-winning filmmaker Hassan Akkad joins NHS staff as cleaner to help workers
Syrian filmmaker, Hassan Akkad has come forward to join hands with the NHS hospital as a cleaner to support those battling the deadly coronavirus disease.
Akkad won the BAFTA for Best Factual Series in 2017 for the three-part documentary film ‘Exodus: Our Journey to Europe.’
The filmmaker took to Twitter to reveal that he is joining the NHS frontline after having received training.
He wrote, “Honoured to join an army of cleaners disinfecting COVID wards our local hospital after receiving training.
“London has been my home since leaving Syria, and the least I can do is making sure my neighbours and the amazing NHS staff are safe and sound.”