Crossing the World’s Most Dangerous Borders with filmmaker Reza Pakravan

Reza tells WHEN IT HITS THE FAN about being arrested by Sudanese intelligence and detained for four days

Reza Pakravan is an explorer, filmmaker and writer who hosts Amazon Prime’s The World’s Most Dangerous Borders. He has also produced and presented series for the BBC, Channel 4, National Geographic Society and Al Jazeera.

He is a fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, a recipient of the Explorer Award from the Scientific Exploration Society and a featured contributor to The Outdoor Journal and Travel Africa Magazine.

During the filming of season one of The World’s Most Dangerous Borders, Reza and his crew were detained by security forces after attempting to cross the border between Chad and the Darfur region of Sudan.

Danakil Depression

Find out more about Reza by checking out his website here.

And watch The World’s Most Dangerous Borders on Amazon Prime here.
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When It Hits The Fan podcast features tales of close-calls and hair-raising ordeals from explorers, extreme-sports fanatics and more. From capsizing in Iranian rapids to fending off corrupt police in Colombia, our guests have faced down danger and lived to tell the tale.