Make it doccie Tuesday with these 3 gripping real-life stories

2019-10-29 15:00
A scene in 'Mommy Dead and Dearest.'

Cape Town – This Tuesday settle down with these three evocative and gripping documentaries.

From an investigation in why we hate, a twisted tale about a mother and daughter, and the shocking truth behind the song, The Lion Sleeps Tonight.

Why We Hate

21:00 - Discovery Channel (DStv 121)

An investigation into hate, produced by Steven Spielberg and Alex Gibney. Cognitive scientist Laurie Santos examines how tribalism shapes perceptions of other groups.

Mommy Dead and Dearest


When police found the body of a woman stabbed to death, they thought her disabled daughter was in danger. But as the truth surfaced, a twisted tale of abuse and mental instability would define this chilling murder.

Remastered: The Lion's Share


His song made Lion King fans roar. Yet he and his family struggled in poverty. Is there justice in a music biz jungle? South African journalist Rian Malan searches for the original writers of the legendary song The Lion Sleeps Tonight.

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht.

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