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GRB sells crime docus to Caribbean, Poland, Denmark & U.K. broadcasters

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MUMBAI: GRB Entertainment announced sales of several of its top crime documentaries to broadcasters in the Caribbean, Poland, Denmark, and the U.K.

International Media Content Limited in the Caribbean bought Black and Blue, a gripping one-hour doc showcasing the disturbing real-life stories of young black men facing persistent racial profiling and police brutality -- and the black officers in their neighborhood who are caught between their job fighting crime and their own identity.

Polsat in Poland picked up The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter - the 2-hour documentary takes audiences into the horrific world of the Manson Family, visiting over 40 locations related to the infamous Tate/LaBianca murders, and outlining the dozens of odd connections between Charles Manson and the Hollywood elite.

WP1 Grupa in Poland, Danish Broadcasting Corporation in Denmark, and Sony Entertainment Networks in the UK acquired Babies Behind Bars, a compelling 90-minute doc following the lives of female inmates at Washington Corrections Center participating in a remarkable program allowing them to raise their babies while they serve time.

Sony also took Until Proven Innocent: The Hannah Overton Story which examines the mysterious salt poisoning death of four-year old Andrew Burd. His foster mother, Hannah Overton, was charged with capital murder and sent to prison for life. But was this churchgoing young woman a vicious child killer? Or had the tragedy claimed its second victim?

“GRB Entertainment has over 40 crime titles in our current catalogue, exploring some of the most fascinating, and dangerous, events around the world. We are thrilled to bring these documentaries to our partners in Europe and the Caribbean. Their viewers are sure to be enthralled by these stories,” said GRB Entertainment SVP of international distribution Michael Lolato.

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