Greg Palast is known for his investigative reports for The Guardian, BBC Television, Rolling Stone and his string of New York Times bestsellers including The Best Democracy Money Can Buy and Billionaires & Ballot Bandits.

His latest film, “Vigilante: Georgia’s Vote Suppression Hitman” is narrated by Rosario Dawson and produced by Martin Sheen.

“Doggedly independent, undaunted by power. [Palast’s] stories bite, they’re so relevant they threaten to alter history.” — Chicago Tribune

Palast and his hat have been seen on over 2000 media appearances. Pacifica Radio Network broadcasts his weekly Election Crimes Bulletin.

Palast is known for complex undercover investigations, spanning five continents, from the Arctic to the Amazon, from the Congo to California, using the skills he learned over two decades as an investigator of corporate fraud on behalf of the US Dept of Justice, 20 attorneys general and governments from England to Brazil.

Palast, who earned his degree in finance at the University of Chicago studying under Milton Friedman, has led investigations of multi-billion-dollar frauds in the oil, nuclear, power and finance industries for governments on three continents, has an academic side: he is the author of Democracy and Regulation, a seminal treatise on energy corporations and government control, commissioned by the United Nations and based on his lectures at Cambridge University and the University of Sao Paulo.

Palast is Patron of the Trinity College Philosophical Society, an honor previously held by Jonathan Swift and Oscar Wilde. His writings have won him the Financial Times David Thomas Prize.

Palast won the George Orwell Courage in Journalism Award for his BBC documentary, Bush Family Fortunes. He has received the “Global Editors Award for Data Journalism” and “International Reporter of the Year” from the Association of Mexican Reporters.

His bestsellers have been translated into two dozen languages and films broadcast worldwide.

He has received the “Global Editors Award for Data Journalism” and “International Reporter of the Year” from the Association of Mexican Reporters.



“The most important investigative reporter or our time, up there with Woodward and Bernstein” – The Guardian

Vigilante: Georgia's Vote Suppression Hitman

Narrated by Rosario Dawson

Greg Palast and his investigations team bust the most brazen, racist attack on voting rights yet — engineered by Georgia’s Brian Kemp to ensure victory in his rematch with Stacey Abrams. You’ll meet Kemp’s army of vote vigilantes who have challenged over a quarter million voters.

“Powerful and needed…a great, great film.”— Jamie Foxx

“A horror movie…about how blood-thirsty vampires have sunk their fangs into our democracy through voter suppression.” — Martin Sheen

“Vigilante really underscores, in graphic detail, exactly how voter suppression is manifesting itself in Georgia… nothing short of brilliant…Everyone needs to see this movie. It’s not just about Georgia, but it’s relevant to what’s happening in this country today.” — CK Hoffler, counsel to civil rights icon Rev. Jesse Jackson and Chairwoman of Rainbow PUSH Coalition

“Vigilante: Georgia’s Vote Suppression Hitman, narrated by Rosario Dawson, explores the effects of voter suppression in the state of Georgia and what we can do as fellow Americans to ensure the right to vote is available to all.” — Leonardo DiCaprio

“The real story of what’s going down in the rotten Peach State…This short doc is a funny, dark story of the new Jim Crow in Georgia…Catch the film. Really, you can’t miss this!” — Josh Fox, filmmaker, playwright, and environmental activist

“Everybody, I mean everybody, must see it!” — LaTosha Brown, co-founder Black Voters Matter


Maria Florio
Earthworks Films

Executive Producers:
Martin Sheen
George DiCaprio
Stephen Nemeth

Director: David Ambrose

Written by: Greg Palast