Disney has announced that the upcoming Onyx Collective/ABC News documentary, “Aftershock,” will be released on Disney+ in Canada on Tuesday 19th July 2022, the same day the documentary will be released on Hulu in the United States.
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The documentary is directed and Produced by Paula Eiselt and Tonya Lewis Lee. It has been executive produced by Dawn Porter, Jenny Raskin, Geralyn White Dreyfous, Patty Quillin, Jennifer and Jonathan Allan Soros, Tegan Acton, Emma Pompetti, Janet Tittiger, Davis Guggenheim and Rahdi Taylor.
This documentary was an official selection of the U.S. Documentary Competition at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. The feature also won the U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Impact for Change.
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It has previously been announced that the documentary will stream as an original film from Onyx Collective on Star+ in Latin America, and on Disney+ in all other territories, though no release date has yet been announced for other countries like Australia and the UK.
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