A BBC TV series based on the true story of the murder of a 10-year-old Nigerian boy in London recently won best race and diversity scripted series at the Diversify TV Excellence Awards:
“The red carpet at the Carlton Hotel was rolled out for TV from the LGBTQ, disabled and minority communities.
A night at MIPCOM dedicated to diversity saw the BBC TV drama Damilola, Our Beloved Boy win for best race and diversity scripted series at the inaugural Diversify TV Excellence Awards on Tuesday in Cannes.
Samira Sorzano, a representative for Banijay Rights, picked up the trophy for Minnow Films, which produced the drama around the true-life murder of a 10-year-old Nigerian boy, Damilola Taylor, in a London tower block stairwell in 2000 and his parent’s journey for justice and deliverance from profound grief.”
Originally published: 10/17/17