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Cineflix Rights to shop JFK assassination special at MIPTV

The distribution arm of Cineflix Media is bringing a 200-hour slate to Cannes next month, including the ITV special The Day Kennedy Died.
March 20, 2013

Cineflix Rights has added the ITV special The Day Kennedy Died to its MIPTV slate to mark the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination in November 2013.

As part of a 200 hour lineup of programming to be shopped in Cannes, the one hour special from Scottish producer Finestripe Productions for ITV1 in the UK and Smithsonian Channel in the U.S. includes testimony from witnesses of the assassination.

Previously announced Cineflix Productions projects bound for MIPTV include Trauma Investigators; Loaded, about truckers battling tight deadlines; and Little Couple, about a newlywed couple, both of whom are under four feet tall.

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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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