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First Hand deals in Death – A Series About Life

Death---A-Feelgood-Series-About-Life---First-Hand-Films-image-2Switzerland-based distributor First Hand Films has struck a raft of international deals for its factual titles.

Swedish public broadcast channel UR has acquired Death – A Series About Life (pictured), a five-part doc about looking at different aspects of and attitudes to dying around the world.

UR bought the show as part of a wider package that also included photography series Contact, nature show Project Wild Thing and train series In 80 Trains Around the World.

Other deals for First Hand included selling a package to Canal+ in Spain, which included Ingmar Berman series 1711 Videos – Trespassing Bergman and factual film Trespassing Bergman.

In the Netherlands, pubcaster Avro acquired Contact as did Russia’s NCN-Media. The pay TV group also bought Death – A Series About Life.