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MIPTV Picks 2011: Remote Control War

Everyone loves a robot. According to this doc, the military is especially keen on the machines: not necessarily the cute and clunky buckets of bolts that talk in bleeps and bloops, but drones and robotic tanks that can kill via remote control.
March 15, 2011

Everyone loves a robot. According to this doc, the military is especially keen on the machines: not necessarily the cute and clunky buckets of bolts that talk in bleeps and bloops, but drones and robotic tanks that can kill via remote control.

Partners: Zoot Pictures for CBC’s ‘Doc Zone,’ distributed by PBS International

Aired: Feb. 24, 2011 (CBC)

Length: 60 minutes

Rights available: Worldwide excluding Canada

About The Author
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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