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French documentary filmmaker murdered

Christian Poveda, the filmmaker behind the controversial doc La Vida Loca (Crazy Life), about a dangerous El Salvador gang, was found dead 10 miles outside of San Salvador. Poveda was apparently ambushed after leaving the territory of the gang, and shot in the head.
September 3, 2009

Christian Poveda, the filmmaker behind the controversial doc La Vida Loca (Crazy Life), about a dangerous El Salvador gang, was found dead 10 miles outside of San Salvador. Poveda was apparently ambushed after leaving the territory of the gang, and shot in the head.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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