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BBC One commissions first primetime film on climate change since 2007

Source:  Carbon Brief The BBC has commissioned its first primetime film on climate change since 2007. No further details about the film have yet been provided by the BBC. However, Carbon Brief has exclusively obtained more information about the project. “Two Degrees”...

Inquest hopes to provide answers to families torn apart by the Troubles

Source:  The Independent The Ballymurphy Massacre at the height of the Troubles is being revisited in a new inquest hearing due to open in September. Presided over by Justice Siobhan Keegan at Belfast High Court, the hearing hopes to establish precisely want happened...

BBC heading to Bollywood to explore the world’s largest film industry.

Source:  Deadline The BBC is heading to Bollywood with a two-part documentary series exploring the world’s largest film industry. "Strictly Come Dancing" star Anita Rani will present "Bollywood: The World’s Biggest Film Industry" for the British public broadcaster....

BBC orders “definitive” documentary of Harvey Weinstein sex scandal

Source:  Variety The BBC is promising to bring viewers the “definitive” account of the Harvey Weinstein scandal after ordering a feature-length documentary from two-time Oscar-winning producer Simon Chinn and his production company Lightbox. Although the British...

“Sennan Asbestos Disaster” explores a David vs. Goliath story

Source:  The Hollywood Reporter Three decades after using tales of wartime cannibalism to condemn the political maneuvers of Japan's ruling class, firebrand filmmaker Kazuo Hara returns with another j'accuse against his country’s officialdom with "Sennan Asbestos...

New Harry Potter documentary featuring J.K. Rowling heading to the BBC

Source:  Mashable The BBC recently announced that it will air a Harry Potter documentary this fall featuring an exclusive interview with J.K. Rowling to mark the 20th anniversary of the release of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone." The one-off special will...