Good news for doc fans today, TV channel Sky Atlantic has announced that they will be running a Documentary Film Season in November. There will be six films in total, all UK premieres, and they will show on Sky Atlantic HD.
The director of Sky Atlantic, Elaine Pyke, had the following to say…“Sky Atlantic is the home of great storytelling, and it was important to me that we didn’t forget documentaries when presenting our customers with world-class, cinematic stories. The six films in the first block of Sky Atlantic Documentary Films are diverse and compelling, but most importantly they all have a great story to tell; stories that needed a feature length documentary to do them justice. ”
The film’s will be shown in the order listed below, there are no set dates yet.
The Crash Reel (Lucy Walker)
The Act Of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer)
InRealLife (Beeban Kidron)
Ai Wei Wei: Never Sorry (Alison Klayman)
Seduced And Abandoned (James Toback)
Manhunt (Greg Barker)
Not a bad line-up at all!