This is the definitive story of the Charlie Hebdo massacre in January 2015, and of the three days of horror that followed, leaving twenty dead and a nation traumatised. A true ticking-clock film, the documentary will be structured tightly around the three days of terror. The keyword is immediacy, so that we feel like we’re watching a drama, but where real lives are at stake, and every word is true. The film will unfold in the present tense, using UGC and police footage to take us into the heart of the action and, providing the emotional heartbeat of the film, powerful interviews with those who were there.
CNN’s Fareed Zakaria explores the origins of the terror group known as Islamic State or ‘ISIS’ for a rare inside look into the heart of darkness, and an examination of how and when the U.S. came to know about ISIS.
In the aftermath of the devastating earthquakes in Nepal, this documentary uncovers stories of survival and struggle, as well as examining the science behind the natural phenomena. The avalanche was unleashed by a powerful quake that struck about 150 miles away and killed at least 1,800 in several countries. It came a week after the first anniversary of a snow and ice fall that killed 16 Nepalese guides, one of the worst disasters in the modern history of climbing Everest.
Sam Smith meets the people whose lives and livelihoods took a battering from the worst storms in living memory and asks whether it's time to rebuild or retreat.