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Cold Case Hammarskjöld

In 1961, Secretary General of the UN, Dag Hammarskjöld, died in a plane crash in Northern Rhodesia. He was en route to ceasefire negotiations between non combatant UN forces and troops from the breakaway state of Katanga. He was taking a stance in the fight against colonialism in times of instability and the Cold War.

What started as conspiracy theories have evolved into a growing consensus that Hammarskjöld and 15 other people were shot down, inciting the UN to reopen the case on the suspicion of assassination.

"...delivers a gut punch that I never saw coming."

Max Weiss, Baltimore Magazine

"...funny, gripping, crazed take on the mystery investigation drama."

Dan Fienberg, Hollywood Reporter

"...a singular experience that counts as one of the most honestly disturbing and provocative nonfiction films in years."

Owen Gleiberman, Variety