Canal slots ‘Route’

World Brief

Pay TV net Canal Brasil has bought the rights to Simone Duarte’s “En Route to Baghdad,” a 56-minute doc on Brazilian peace negotiator Sergio Vieira de Mello, killed in a 2003 bombing of U.N. facilities in Baghdad.

Canal Brasil will air the documentary in March.

Duarte lensed the multilanguage piece in eight countries where Vieira de Mello worked for the U.N., including Iraq, Mozambique, Cambodia and East Timor.

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