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News Archive for November 2008

Nick Broomfield scores a hat-trick Date: 20th November, 2008

Renowned documentary maker Nick Broomfield became the first ever to win a third Grierson as he collected Best Drama Documentary with The Battle for Haditha. 

This, his latest feature film, retraces a real-life story of violence and retribution in Iraq. The film marked the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq and examines the legacy of the prolonged military presence in the country.

For Broomfield, HD production suits his intimate shooting style, with the small crews possible on HD productions getting the best results. It's an approach he's exploited to the full on his two most recent…

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