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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

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Jillian Morgan is a special reports editor at realscreen with a background in journalism and digital marketing. She joined the publication in 2019 after serving as the assistant editor to trade publications HPAC and On-Site. With a bachelor of journalism from the University of King's College in Halifax, she also works as a freelance writer and fact-checker.

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