UK distributor TVF International is bringing over 250 hours to MIPTV, with a slate that features current affairs, adventure and science programming among other genres.
In the current affairs category, Shrenik Rao’s Mugabe’s Zimbabwe (1 x 54 minutes) details the rise of the dictator with never-before-seen interviews. Current TV’s Forced Marriage Unit (1 x 50 minutes) gains access to the UK’s specialized unit investigating forced marriages, and the Rai/YLE copro Left by the Ship (1 x 53 minutes) tells the story of the children of the Filipino sex trade at Subic Bay.
Two projects from Zig Zag Productions will also be shopped at the market. Transgender Kids (1 x 49 minutes) documents the lives of four transgender children, while Man Vs. Earth (1 x 46 minutes) sees Sam Branson (son of Richard) explore stories of extreme weather.
Also on the science front, The Polar Explorer (1 x 52 minutes) explores the most remote parts of planet Earth, while the series Chasing Sleep (6 x 23 minutes) looks at the unavoidable need for repose.