The Justice Department, in addition to the January 6 committee, is in possession of hours of raw footage from a documentary film crew that followed Proud Boys leader Enriquo Tarrio on the day before the US Capitol riot, before Tarrio left Washington under court order, according to a source familiar with the matter.
The Goldcrest Films International crew also handed over hours of footage from January 6, 2021, including video from inside the Capitol, the source said.
According to the source, the crew picked up Tarrio from a DC jail the day before the riot and filmed all of his activities that day, including marching around the Capitol and a chance encounter with Stewart Rhodes, the leader of the Oath Keepers, who is facing federal charges, where the pair talked briefly. That video was the only meeting between members of the two groups that the filmmakers captured.
The select committee has begun r