MH370: The Plane That Disappeared
MH370: The Plane That Disappeared
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What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that MH370: The Plane That Disappeared is a documentary that combs through the details of a 2014 plane crash in which 239 people died after a plane departed from Kuala Lumpur airport in Malaysia. Scenes of intense grief and mourning can be triggering for people who have experienced trauma. Journalists work to uncover the mystery behind the plane crash, sometimes ascribing sinister motives behind the tragedy. Character strengths of courage and empathy are highlighted in this series.
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What's the Story?
MH370: THE PLANE THAT DISAPPEARED tells the story of a plane carrying over two hundred passengers that left Kuala Lumpur on March 8, 2014 and disappeared into the night. All of the electronic beacons beaming signals from the airplane went dark. The plane never landed in Beijing. Families were left with more questions than answers, as new clues to the plane's route were released. But not everyone agrees how and why this tragedy happened. This documentary digs into the timeline and process of uncovering answers to one of the most spectacular aviation tragedies in history.
Is It Any Good?
Spooky and intelligent, this documentary looks at the sequence of events that surround a devastating plane crash. Families of victims explain the timeline of tragedy in MH370: The Plane That Disappeared, lending a palpable sense of loss that haunts.
Adults and teens who watch newsy documentaries will get the most out of this series. The investigative journalism proves fascinating, and the series captures the relentless hunger the public has for answers when a disaster occurs. Sensitive viewers might find the very real grief of the people touched by this tragedy too intense to be entertaining.
Talk to Your Kids About ...
Families can talk about the empathy that drives people to spend hours of their time volunteering when a tragedy strikes, like the one in MH370: The Plane That Disappeared. When have feelings of empathy inspired you to work for change?
The people who lost family members in this series show true courage when they speak about their loss. How can shows like this inspire courage in you?
There are many opinions and speculations explored regarding the cause of the tragedy in this documentary. At what point is news voyeuristic?
- Premiere date: March 8, 2023
- Cast: Jeff Wise, Danika Weeks, Jiang Hui
- Network: Netflix
- Genre: Educational
- Topics: Activism, History
- Character Strengths: Courage, Empathy, Perseverance
- TV rating: TV-14
- Last updated: March 9, 2023
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