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Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks

Documentary piecing together the events of the terrifying Paris shootings of January 2015, which began with an attack on staff at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

In November 2015, when gunmen attacked Paris, France declared war on the Islamic State. But that war - and France's 'year of terror' - began a year ago with the attack on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

With unprecedented access to the French authorities and previously unseen footage, five-time Bafta-winning director Dan Reed reveals the untold story of the massacre and of the first Islamic State strike in Paris at a kosher grocery store.

Key witnesses, police officers and survivors - many speaking for the first time - piece together the dramatic attacks and the unprecedented manhunt that gripped the world for three extraordinary and terrifying days.

59 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Director Dan Reed
Producer Dan Reed
Series Producer Sarah Waldron
Executive Producer Luc Hermann
Executive Producer Sam Bagnall
Production Company Amos Pictures

Broadcasts

  • Wed 6 Jan 2016 21:00
  • Wed 6 Jan 2016 23:15
  • Fri 8 Jan 2016 00:05

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