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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



About The Author
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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