BBC Storyville Orders Muammar Gaddafi Documentary From Brook Lapp


The U.Ok.’s BBC Four has commissioned a feature-length documentary that can examine what grew to become of the Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s immense wealth within the aftermath of the Arab Spring, which ended his reign.

Produced by Brook Lapping, “The Search for Gaddafi’s Billions” will air as a part of the BBC’s long-running documentary banner Storyville, and can comply with two Dutch journalists, Misha Wessel and Thomas Blom, as they enter the mysterious world of spies, particular forces and political insiders who’re looking Gaddafi’s money.

Broadcasters VPRO/NPO are the lead commissioners, and the 90-minute movie is co-produced with ZDF/Arte and Brook Lapping in affiliation with Gebrüder Beetz Filmproduktion. Brook Lapping is a part of Zinc Media Group.

Greg Sanderson, director of London Television for Zinc Media Group, stated: “Enigmatic in life, it’s no shock that Gaddafi’s legacy is a story of intrigue and violence. This movie follows a lethal path, protecting giant elements of the world, to search out the lacking billions. Our movies are famend for uncovering the actual occasions behind fashionable historical past’s key moments. This movie isn’t any exception and we count on it to construct on its robust pre-sales to garner robust worldwide curiosity.”

Mandy Chang, commissioning editor for BBC Storyville, stated: “The darkish story of Muammar al-Gaddafi, and what occurred to the billions he amassed and stashed exterior Libya throughout his lifetime is shrouded in thriller. As the Libyan folks, robbed of huge reserves that Gaddafi took for himself, stay impoverished and locked in an influence vacuum, two competing teams mount a hunt for the twelve and a half billion {dollars}, that Gaddafi hid in South Africa.”

The documentary can be a part of a number of Storyville applications scheduled for this fall and winter. It is government produced by Greg Sanderson and Karen Edwards for Brook Lapping at Zinc Media Group and distributed globally by All3Media International.


John Smith
John Smith
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