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Planet Green announces Reel Impact documentary block

Planet Green will bring attention to human impact on the world with new documentary programming block Reel Impact. The two-hour block will air 8 to 10 p.m. ET Saturdays and will repeat on Thursdays. Launching on September 12 with the TV debut of Jeremy Simmons' feature doc The Last Beekeeper, Reel Impact includes world and U.S. premieres like No Impact Man by Laura Gabbert and Eden Wurmfeld, Barbara Ettinger's film A Sea Change and Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez by Robert Cornellier. The strand will also air films like Leonardo DiCaprio's The 11th Hour, An Inconvenient Truth and Who Killed the Electric Car?
June 17, 2009

Planet Green will bring attention to human impact on the world with new documentary programming block Reel Impact. The two-hour block will air 8 to 10 p.m. ET Saturdays and will repeat on Thursdays. Launching on September 12 with the TV debut of Jeremy Simmons’ feature doc The Last Beekeeper, Reel Impact includes world and U.S. premieres like No Impact Man by Laura Gabbert and Eden Wurmfeld, Barbara Ettinger’s film A Sea Change and Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez by Robert Cornellier. The strand will also air films like Leonardo DiCaprio’s The 11th Hour, An Inconvenient Truth and Who Killed the Electric Car?

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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