West Palm Beach, FL – September 18, 2018 – Ultra Docu, the HD network that provides access to a collection of documentaries on Latin American topics, as well as lifestyle and human-interest programming from around the globe, will feature the network premiere of Extraordinaria África, a captivating documentary series that takes an in-depth look into Africa’s diverse natural heritage, showcasing not only its emblematic fauna, but some of the most promising conservation efforts that are being carried out throughout the continent.
Starting September 19, weekdays at 7:30 p.m. EST, the Ultra Docu audience will witness some of the world’s most breath-taking ecosystems, as well as the conservation-friendly projects being developed by local communities and international agencies to protect Africa's natural resources and wildlife. Directed by Tanguy Dumortier and Philippe Taminiaux, Extraordinaria África is a Le Sous-Bois production comprised of 6 episodes; the final episode is scheduled to premiere on Wednesday, September 26.
In addition, on September 27 at 8:15 p.m. EST, Ultra Docu will feature El Valle Sin Sombras, a journalistic investigation into the reports of negligence and abused by local relief agencies during Colombia’s largest natural disaster up to date. Directed by Rubén Mendoza and produced by Día Fragma Fábrica de Películas LTDA, El Valle Sin Sombras presents shocking testimonies from the survivors and the victims’ relatives.
“This month, Ultra Docu takes an inside look at the impact that conservation organizations and relief agencies leave around the world. Both network premieres emphasize on importance of good planning, fund management and commitment to the cause, as well as understanding its short and long-term consequences,” stated Jesus Piñango, Director of TV Content Strategy at Olympusat.
Ultra Docu is owned and operated by Olympusat, Inc., and it’s currently available on Charter Spectrum, Claro TV, Hotwire Communications, Verizon FiOS and VEMOX™.