Black Earth Rising is a 2018 television drama series written and directed by Hugo Blick, about the prosecution of international war criminals. The series is a co-production between BBC Two and Netflix.
The story centres on Kate Ashby, who works as a legal investigator in the London law chambers of Michael Ennis. When Kate's adoptive mother Eve takes on a case prosecuting an African militia leader, the story pulls Michael and Kate into a journey that will upend their lives forever.[