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Arab-Spring themed Documentary gets Interactive Dual-screen Experience

Press release   •   May 15, 2014 10:57 GMT

Cannes, May 15th 2014: Today beActive presents, at the Cannes Film Festival, the completed version of the Road to Revolution documentary. The feature-length film, that focuses on the stories of the people who reside at the Arab Spring. It’s an emotional portrait of people affected by the revolutionary movement, like the mother who lost her son in the Libyan civil war or the Egyptian who still resists in Tahrir Square.

Besides a theatrically released film, directed by Portuguese director Dânia Lucas, Road to Revolution’s full experience includes two TV documentaries, forty Webisodes and one App for Tablets and Connected TV devices that extends the documentary experience. The interactive application provides additional content, including material not used in the Documentary and additional life-stories, creating an integrated dual-screen experience. It also gives an overview of the socio-economic, geographical and political development of each country and ethnicity. The full transmedia project is available to be licensed to international distributors and VoD platforms as a full package or as separate individual content elements.

Road to Revolution was produced by award-winning writer-producer Nuno Bernardo, an EAVE graduate and 2014 PRODUCER ON THE MOVE at the Cannes Film Festival. The feature-length documentary is already available worldwide at the new VIMEO VoD service: At Cannes, beActive is also presenting the documentary “The Stand Ups” (in production) and the family film “Get Happy” (in development with the support of the Irish Film Board).

beActive is an award winning and EMMY-nominated TV, Film and Digital studio with a decade of experience in Film and TV production, international co-production, licensing and distribution of entertainment content across a multitude of platforms. The company has offices in Lisbon, London and Dublin and joint ventures with production companies in Canada and Brazil.

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