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Euro nets make First Hand plays

Faith Love DesireFour European broadcasters are among buyers of documentary programming from Switzerland-based First Hand Films.

VRT in Belgium has taken the 1x56mins Ida’s Diary, which is about a troubled Norwegian woman that keeps a video diary.

Estonia’s ERR bought the 3x52mins Faith Love Desire and 1x57mins And Who Taught You to Drive?, meanwhile.

Latvian TV took the 5x52mins Death – A Series About Life, 3x45mins A Match Made in Heaven and Faith Love Desire, while Spain’s TVC acquired The Defector – Escape from North Korea.

Elsewhere, CBC-SRC in Canada took a package including Project Wild Thing, Death – A Series About Life and Footprints of War. Venezuela’s Telesur also bought Project Wild Thing and Footprints of War.