HBO documentary wins major award

movie & TV January 13, 2018 13:08

By The Nation

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HBO Asia has plenty to celebrate these days as its first Original Documentary series, “The Talwars: Behind Closed Doors” picked up the Best Foreign Documentary Award at the 7th China Academy Awards of Documentary Film (CAADF) in Beijing on December 29.

The swards were organised by the China Documentary Research Centre (CDRC) and hosted by the Communication University of China (CUC).

According to the CDRC, the cinematic and narrative style of the documentary, along with numerous quality interviews and detailed supporting materials, made “The Talwars: Behind Closed Doors” a documentary that has both artistic quality and social value.

The CAADF was first initiated in 2010 and is a major event within China's documentary scene.

Featuring never-before-seen exclusive interviews, “Talwars” is a gripping documentary that examines the double murder of a teenage girl and her family’s household servant in Noida, India, that quickly became one of India’s biggest murder mysteries, capturing worldwide attention.