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MIPTV Picks 2011: Battle for Haiti

In the midst of last January's earthquake in Haiti, the National Penitentiary in Port-au-Prince was destroyed, plunging 4,500 convicts into the streets, and the country into even further chaos. BAFTA-winning director Dan Reed takes a close look at the precarious situation of a country struggling to rebuild without the rule of law.
March 15, 2011

In the midst of last January’s earthquake in Haiti, the National Penitentiary in Port-au-Prince was destroyed, plunging 4,500 convicts into the streets, and the country into even further chaos. BAFTA-winning director Dan Reed takes a close look at the precarious situation of a country struggling to rebuild without the rule of law.

Partners: Quicksilver Media for Channel 4 and WGBH, distributed by Electric Sky (Brighton]

Aired: January 2011 (U.S., UK) 

Length: 60 minutes

Rights available: Worldwide excluding U.S. and UK



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