MSNBC Films Acquires SSFL Documentary ‘In the Dark of the Valley’

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A fight for answers as to why their children were battling rare cancers forms the crux of “In the Dark of the Valley,” the newest acquisition by MSNBC Films, a nascent unit that hopes to build the cable-news network’s pipeline of longform projects. … MSNBC will debut the film on Nov. 14 at 10 p.m. ET. … “This is one of the most devastating man-made environmental disasters in our country that we rarely talk about,” MSNBC President Rashida Jones said in a statement. “This film illustrates the relentless efforts of mothers in pursuit of truth and heightens the human side of this poignant story.”

Read the full story from Variety here. MSNBC has released a profile of some of the key people in the SSFL fight, as well as a trailer for the documentary.