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MIPTV Picks 2012: The Human Tower

This doc follows three teams from various countries around the world as they indulge in a time-honored tradition: creating "human towers" by climbing on top of each other.
March 24, 2012

This doc follows three teams from various countries around the world as they indulge in a time-honored tradition: creating “human towers” by climbing on top of each other. Hailing from Mumbai, India; Villafranca, Spain; and Santiago, Chile, the teams each show incredible amounts of drive and dedication to the endeavor, and viewers will be mesmerized by the efforts undertaken by hundreds of people to reach for the sky – efforts that can be utterly dashed by one wrong move.

Partners: Directed and produced by Ram Devineni, Cano Rojas; distributed by Goldcrest Films International (London)

Length: 1 x 52 minutes, 1 x 75 minutes

Premiering: 2012

Rights available: Worldwide in all formats excluding Spain, Chile and Andorra

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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