is an American filmmaker and activist from Arkansas
. Duda spent seven years making The Arkansas Prison Blood Scandal
described Duda as "a pit bull with a bureaucratic bone" who "follows subjects fearlessly and ventures into hostile environs (and) comes away, most of the time, with the information he wants to get." Variety
described Factor 8
as "hard-headed journalism" stating, "one of the things that hits the viewer in 'Factor 8' is that Ken Starr
spent more than $40 million trying to pin something on then-President Bill Clinton
, and missed what Duda found via sheer leg work."
The American Film Institute
remarked, "Kelly Duda's dedication to the truth is an inspiration—this expose wears his heart on its sleeve, refusing to let the victims die in vain."
Duda was also part of the team for Fuji Television
that produced The Hepatitis C Epidemic: A 15-Year Government Cover-up
. The program won a George Foster Peabody Award
in 2003 and was reportedly watched by more than 12 million viewers in Japan
Evidence and documents unearthed by Duda were used to help 5,500 "forgotten" Canadian victims of tainted... Read More