HBO Asia’s first Original Documentary series, THE TALWARS: BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, won the Best Foreign Documentary Award at the 7th China Academy Awards of Documentary Film (CAADF) took place on 29 December 2017 in Beijing, China. The Awards were organised by the China Documentary Research Centre (CDRC) and hosted by the Communication University of China (CUC).
Featuring never-before-seen exclusive interviews, THE TALWARS: BEHIND CLOSED DOORS is a gripping documentary that examines the double murder of a teenage girl and her family’s household servant in Noida, India, that quickly became one of India’s biggest murder mysteries, capturing worldwide attention. Produced in association with Star India, stream the four-part hour-long HBO Asia Original Documentary Series anytime, anywhere on HBO GO, watch it on HBO On Demand (StarHub TV Ch 602) or catch the encore telecast of all 4-episodes back-to-back on HBO SIGNATURE (StarHub TV Ch 603) from 10am on 3 February.
According to the CDRC, the cinematic and narrative style of the documentary, along with numerous quality interviews and detailed supporting materials, made THE TALWARS: BEHIND CLOSED DOOR a documentary that has both artistic quality and social value.
The China Academy Awards for Documentary Films was first initiated in 2010 and is a major event within China’s documentary scene.