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ID to premiere 10 new series at Crime Writers Festival 2016

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MUMBAI: ID-Investigation Discovery announces a powerful slate of 10 new series at the second Crime Writers Festival 2016 being held at Oxford Bookstore. Reflecting the festival themes, ID will bring intriguing genres of investigation and crime on television ranging from kidnap to missing and forensics through its new programming slate.

 In its second year of partnership with the festival, ID will premiere new series - Murder Comes To Town that tells the tales of crimes within close-knit communities that tear them apart. Devil In The Details will travel from remote backwoods of Alaska to islands of Kauai on a hunt for the cold-blooded truth behind crimes. On The Case With Paula Zahn will take viewers on an exciting, visually compelling journey inside the most fascinating crimes and mystery investigations. Deadly Women will explore the world of the female killer shaped by the forces of obsession, greed and revenge.

ID created a unique engagement with visitors at the festival through interesting games and contests. Visitors donned their detective hats and solved crime-based puzzles and crosswords.

Crime Writers Festival 2016 offers three days of soaking in the world of crime, suspense and high thrills. Exciting sessions will range from a discussion on Aarushi Talwar murder case to the gangsters of Dalal Street. Noted crime writers, journalists and filmmakers from around the world will come together to discuss the crime writing scene in India and abroad and analyze its implications in society.

“ID continues to offer compelling investigative programming in Hindi based on true stories. We are delighted to extend our partnership with Siyahi for the second edition of Crime Writers Festival as both brands are a natural fit,” said Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific executive vice president and general manager – South Asia  Rahul Johri.

The speakers at the festival include filmmaker Anurag Kashyap and Indian authors Amit Khan, Avirook Sen, Jerry Pinto, Piyush Jha and Ravi Subramanian, British author Kathryn Harkup, French author Veronique Ovalde, Scottish crime festival director Dom Hastings, Swedish author Zac O'Yeah, Israeli authors Dror a. Mishani and Liad Shoham, Italian author Gianrico Carofiglio, among others.

Crime Writers 2016 Agenda 

Saturday, January 16, 2016

10:15 am | INAUGURAL

Inaugural speech by Lady Kishwar Desai

10:30 am - 11:15 am | MURDER ON THE SEINE

Véronique Ovaldé in conversation with Lady Kishwar Desai

11:20 am – 12:00 noon | DIAL M FOR MAFIA

Vivek Agrawal in conversation with Aditi Maheshwari

12:20 pm - 1:05 pm | HABEAS CORPUS: TRUTH VERSUS HYPE

Karuna Nundy, Liad Shoham in conversation with Niharika Karanjawala

1:50 pm - 2:30 pm | FAREWELL, MY LOVELY

Ravi Subramanian in conversation with Jaya Bhattacharji Rose

2:35 pm - 3:15 pm | PULP AND THE POPULAR CONSCIOUSNESS

Shailabh Rawat in conversation with Snigdha Poonam

3:20 pm - 4:05 pm | A CROOKED COP IN A VERY CROOKED CITY

Piergiorgio Pulixi, Clara Pe?alver in conversation with Jerry Pinto, introduced by Alessandra Bertini Malgarini

4:25 pm - 5:10 pm | THE GANGSTERS OF DALAL STREET

Ravi Subramanian, RV Raman in conversation with Shovon Chowdhury

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm | SHOOT TO KILL: THE BADLANDS OF INDIAN CINEMA

Sudhir Mishra in conversation with Poonam Saxena, introduced by Deepak Yadav

Sunday, January 17, 2016

10:30 am - 11:15 am | AGATHA@125

Kathryn Harkup, introduced by Dom Hastings

11:20 am – 12:10 pm | MR FUNNYBONES

Zac O’Yeah, Shovon Chowdhury in conversation with Lady Kishwar Desai

12:30 pm - 1:10 pm | THE GODFATHERS OF CRIME

Sheela Raval in conversation with Sandeep Unnithan

1:15 pm - 1:55 pm | KHOONI DUNIYA

Amit Khan in conversation with Vivek Agrawal

2:40 pm - 3:25 pm | THE MURDER ALGORITHM

Jerry Pinto in conversation with Ravi Singh

3:30 pm - 4:20 pm | THE SHORT LIFE AND LONG DEATH OF AARUSHI TALWAR

Avirook Sen, Sonia Singh in conversation with Niharika Karanjawala

4:25 pm - 5:10 pm | IN COLD BLOOD

Piyush Jha in conversation with Zac O’Yeah

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