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NHK acquires ‘Black Nation’ doc

Open Door Co. and Herrlander Pictures have announced its feature documentary Black Nation (90' and 60') has been acquired by NHK to air in January, to mark the first anniversary of Barack Obama's term in office. Black Nation examines the lives of African-American men through the streets of Detroit, past and present, and the city's controversial church - The Shrine of the Black Madonna. It has also been picked up for broadcast by SBS and SVT.
December 3, 2009

Open Door Co. and Herrlander Pictures have announced its feature documentary Black Nation (90′ and 60′) has been acquired by NHK to air in January, to mark the first anniversary of Barack Obama’s term in office. Black Nation examines the lives of African-American men through the streets of Detroit, past and present, and the city’s controversial church – The Shrine of the Black Madonna. It has also been picked up for broadcast by SBS and SVT.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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