Holocaust Doc ‘Night Will Fall’ Gets Global Broadcast
Andre Singer’s doc “Night Will Fall,” the story about the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps as WWII wound down, will be broadcast globally on Jan. 27, the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and Intl. Holocaust Remembrance Day.
The film, produced by Sally Angel and Brett Ratner, will air on HBO in the U.S., on German-French channel Arte, ARD in Germany, Channel 4 in the U.K., TVP in Poland, VPRO in the Netherlands, Channel 8 HOT in Israel, Denmark’s DR, RTVSLO in Slovenia, YLE in Finland and Norway’s NRK. Pic will also be distributed in Portugal by Midas Filmes.
“Night Will Fall” screened at the Berlinale as a work in progress earlier this year, and has played as several festival since then, including Sheffield Doc/Fest and CPH:DOX. The film explores how a team of filmmakers, including Sidney Bernstein, Richard Crossman and Alfred Hitchcock, came together to make a film to provide undeniable evidence of what the allies found when liberating the camps.
Executive producers are Richard Melman, James Packer and Stephen Frears. Pic is a Spring Films and Angel TV production in co-production with Cinephil and Final Cut for Real
In association with GA&A “Night Will Fall” is presented by the BFI, the Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts, RatPac Documentary Films and the Danish Film Institute.