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BBC Commissions 9/11 Anniversary Doc, Keshet to Sell at Mipcom

BBC Commissions 9/11 Anniversary Doc, Keshet to Sell at Mipcom

U.K. broadcaster BBC One has commissioned a feature-length documentary looking back at the events of 9/11.

Keshet International will distribute the film internationally, launching it as part of their Mipcom 2020 slate. Produced by Top Hat Productions (“The $50m Art Swindle”), the documentary is directed by BAFTA winner Arthur Cary (“The Last Survivors”).

“9/11: The Twenty Year Anniversary” will detail two hours of the tragedy, almost in real time, told by contributors’ stories of heroism and survival, and illustrated with personal and public archives. The film will juxtapose that two-hour story with the 20 years since, exploring how the lives of individuals continue to be affected by moments that took place in that period and how the world continues to be shaped by it.

Clare Sillery, head of commissioning for documentaries, history and religion at the BBC, said: “This film takes a new and different look at an important subject matter. All

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