Andre Singer’s Night Will Fall will get a global broadcast launch on Jan 27, to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.
The date is also International Holocause Remembrance Day.
The film revisits the project from decades ago that involved Sidney Bernstein, Richard Crossman and Alfred Hitchcock to tell the story of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps; footage from 1945 is used extensively.
The harrowing documentary will be shown on Channel 4 (UK), HBO (US), ARTE (Germany/France), ARD (Germany), TVP (Poland), VPRO (The Netherlands), Channel 8 HOT and Keshet TV (Israel), DR (Denmark), RTVSLO (Slovenia), YLE (Finland), and NRK (Norway). Midas will distribute in Portugal.
Tel Aviv-based Cinephil handles international sales.
Producers are Sally Angel and Brett Ratner and executive producers are Richard Melman, James Packer and Stephen Frears.
The 75-minute film is a UK-US-Israel-Denmark production.
Night Will Fall had a work in progress screening at the 2014 Berlinale.