Broadcasters in Belgium, Spain, Estonia and Canada have picked up several documentary titles from Swiss distributor First Hand Films.
VRT in Beligum took Ida’s Diary (one x 56 minutes, pictured), a doc about the life of a young Norwegian woman shot in video-diary style; while TVC in Spain acquired The Defector: Escape from North Korea (one x 58 minutes), a doc about North Korean refugees hiding in China, and Sound of Torture (one x 58 minutes), about kidnapped Eritrean refugees in the Sinai.
Estonia’s TV ERR picked up Faith Love Desire (three x 52 minutes) and And Who Taught You To Drive? (one x 57 minutes); while Latvian TV bought Death: A Series About Life (five x 52 minutes), A Match Made In Heaven (three x 45 minutes) and Faith Love Desire.
In Venezuela, Telesur acquired Project Wild Thing (one x 54 minutes), about an effort to get children away from their mobile and TV screens and into nature; and Footprints of War (one x 52 minutes), which explores the impact of war on nature.
Lastly, Canadian pubcaster CBC-SRC acquired a package of non-fiction films that includes Project Wild Thing, Death: A Series About Life and Footprints of War.