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News brief: Discovery preps Pancho Villa doc

Discovery en Español has produced a one-off documentary about the Mexican revolutionary General Francisco “Pancho” Villa to mark the 90th anniversary of his death.

The one-off film, The Murder of Villa: The Conspiracy, will examine the events leading up to the revolutionary’s 1923 assassination and examine the questions and theories about what really happened.

It will debut on Discovery’s Spanish-language nets in Latin America on July 20.

The film has been made by Discovery en Español and Mexican producer Nao Films.

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