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Star World creates a documentary slot to beef up weekend line-up

Star World is geared up to augment its offerings with an all new programming slot – ‘The Real Side’, which will be a dedicated segment for documentaries. Starting from July 21, 2019, ‘The Real Side’ will air on Sundays at 9 pm and present the real faces of some of the biggest personalities and inside stories of the biggest scams and scandals. 

The documentaries will encapsulate the real side of well-known people through meticulous research, transcending boundaries and acquainting viewers with an authentic narrative and captivating visuals. 

‘The Real Side’ is in keeping with Star World’s move from solely being a source of linear entertainment to provide audiences with a diversified viewing experience, as well as understanding the growing need for smart writing and compelling story lines, stellar performances and differentiated content.

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind

The world’s most popular comedian and actor, Robin Williams, marked his presence in the entertainment industry with a series of critically acclaimed blockbusters that have received a huge amount of appreciation around the globe.

But the actor’s life hasn’t been easy at all. ‘Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind’ gives viewers an insight into the mystery that was Williams’ life. Fan or not, this documentary by Primetime Emmy winner Marina Zenovich is sure to leave everyone wanting more of him. The documentary will air on the occasion of Williams’ birthday on 21st July.

Spielberg

Everyone knows Steven Spielberg – legendary filmmaker and dream director to Hollywood’s biggest stars. Some of the biggest achievements in Tinsel Town, today, are solely attributed to him. He discovered the talent that is today Whoopi Goldberg and gave the industry its first PG 13 rated movie.

The documentary unravels the becoming of Spielberg – from being a child who was bullied to one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood era and one of the most successful directors and producers of all time. Directed by 14-time Emmy award winner, Susan Lacy, the documentary is like an inspiring walk through his life. Watch Spielberg on 28th July.

In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye

‘Vogue’ is not just a magazine, it is a way of life – ever changing and always adapting. ‘Vogue’ celebrated its 120th anniversary in 2012, when it chose to revel in its success unabashedly with the launch of a documentary – ‘In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye’. Created by Primetime Emmy winner Fenton Bailey & Randy Barbato, this documentary dives deep into the unforgiving world of fashion, the cut-throat competition that exists in the sector and Vogue’s unparalleled success. It will air on 4th August.

The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst

Robert Durst, the real estate heir and suspect for three murders, has been a subject of conversations after some incredible movie-making by Oscar nominee Andrew Jarecki, when he released the Ryan Gosling-Kirsten Dunst starrer ‘All Good Things’. Now, Durst who is currently in prison, comes centre-stage as he awaits his final verdict after the much controversial ending to this documentary got Durst to unintentionally confess his crimes.

Gripping and extremely insightful, ‘The Jinx’ tells Durst’s story and the murders he committed using actual archive footage, security footage, some reenactment, and interviews with the people involved, including Robert Durst himself. It will air on 11th and 18th August 2019. 

Each week will showcase a new story. The Real Side Line-up:

DATE

THE REAL SIDE LINE UP

21st July

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind

28th July

Spielberg

4th August

In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye

11th August

The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst

18th August

25th August

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley

1st September

Becoming Warren Buffett

 

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