Director Victoria Pitt, Executive Producer Jared Lipworth, author Mira Kamdar (@MiraKamdar), and Al Jazeera correspondent Todd Baer join Columbia Journalism School’s Sree Sreenivasan (@sreenet) for a discussion about the making of Secrets of the Dead: Mumbai Massacre and the events surrounding the November 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai. Presented in partnership with SAJAforum.
Read Journalist Todd Baer’s Forum blog post, Revisiting the Mumbai Massacre.
Victoria Pitt, director
Jared Lipworth, executive producer
Mira Kamdar, author, Planet India
Todd Baer, Al Jazeera
Recorded at The Journalism School, Columbia University, November 17, 2009. Runtime: 67 minutes.
About Secrets of the Dead: Mumbai Massacre
Timed for broadcast on the first anniversary of the attacks, THIRTEEN’s Secrets of the Dead: Mumbai Massacre brings viewers first-hand survivor accounts, closed-circuit footage of the chaos from within the hotels and actual words spoken by both victims and terrorists. The film premieres nationally Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 8 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings). Actor Liev Schreiber (Taking Woodstock and X-Men Origins: Wolverine) narrates. Secrets of the Dead is a production of THIRTEEN in association with WNET.ORG – one of America’s most prolific and respected public media providers.