Paramount+ is home to award-winning MTV documentaries in November

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Two award-winning MTV Documentary Films hit Paramount+ in November, with some shorter films lagging far behind. ascend, which won the 2021 Best Documentary Feature award at the Tribeca Film Festival, and SabayaWinner of the 2021 World Cinema Documentary Best Directing Award at Sundance, is now live on the streaming service.

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And Paramount+ will premiere on November 22nd Coded: The Hidden Love of Jesse Leandekar, Lynching Postcard: “Symbol of a Great Day”, RIP T-Shirts, Brie Way: Promise, Witness, Remembrance, and animated short musician,

“Paramount+ has a wide variety of documentaries and documentaries, and we are thrilled to have such an iconic and curated slate from Shelia Nevins, Nina L. Diaz, and Liza Burnett Pfefferman of MTV Documentary Films,” said Tanya Giles, Chief Programming Officer at ViacomCBS Streaming. said in a press release. “Adding these award-winning features and shorts on the service expands our offering of incredible documentary storytelling, and we look forward to introducing our customers to these fantastic films.”

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“MTV Documentary Films opens the competitive documentary gate with seven notable projects, including features, shorts and animation, that will have even greater visibility through Paramount+. Each of these titles is carefully curated or produced seamlessly, and they all represent the upcoming excellence of our underdog documentary division,” said Nevins, executive producer of MTV Documentary Films.

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ascend, one of the most acclaimed documentaries of 2021, is an exploration of the paradox of the pursuit of wealth and progress in modern China. It examines what the so-called “Chinese dream” looks like today. The documentary film was nominated for five Cinema Eye Awards, including Outstanding Achievement in Non-Fiction Feature Filmmaking; Gotham Award for Best Documentary; and six Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards, including Best Documentary, are also on the International Documentary Association’s shortlist for Best Documentary.

Sabaya, which won the Directing Award at Sundance this year, goes inside Al-Hol in Syria, the most dangerous refugee camp in the Middle East. With just a mobile phone and a gun, Mahmoud, Ziad and their group risk their lives trying to save Yazidi women and girls masqueraded as sabaya (sex slaves) by the Islamic State group.

Paramount+ is ViacomCBS’s streaming service that includes the entire MTV family of channels, the Star Trek Universe, and the bulk of the Paramount library. It runs $5 per month for the “Essentials” plan, which includes advertising on on-demand content. For another $5, you can get rid of most ads, and watch content in 4K resolution on supported devices. Paramount+ also streams regional NFL games, Champions League soccer and other live sporting events.

Paramount+ is available on most major streaming platforms including Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, Google TV, iOS and Android devices, and web browsers.

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