2019 Normandy World War 2 International Film Festival

2019 Normandy World War 2 International Film Festival

The WW2 Foundation is an American non-profit organization that organizes educational activities for the memory of World War II. It organizes in 2019 the 3rd International Film Festival of the Second World War at the occasion of the Battle of Normandy 75th anniversary.

Several films and documentaries will be broadcast on the occasion of this third edition of the Normandy World War 2 International Film Festival.

As part of the 2019 Normandy World War 2 International Film Festival, many activities are presented to the public including an opening night, interviews with actors, directors and producers of films and documentaries in competition, as well as interviews with veterans of the Second World War.

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019
07:00 pm – 11:00 pm – Utah Beach Museum, La Madeleine, 50480 Sainte-Marie-du-Mont: opening night of the International Film Festival of the Second World War in Normandy, in the presence of actors of the Band of Brothers miniseries. Paid entry, online reservations here.

Monday, June 3rd, 2019
11:00 am – Utah Beach Museum, La Madeleine, 50480 Sainte-Marie-du-Mont: autograph session by the actors of the Band of Brothers series. Paid entry, to be paid on the spot.
03:00 pm – 07:30 pm: Carentan Theater, Rue de la Halle, 50500 Carentan: broadcast of a short film featuring several actors from the Band of Brothers series about military training for filming. The film is produced and presented by Rick Warden, who played Lieutenant Harry Welsh. Duration: 30 minutes. Shot in England. Rick Warden’s short film will be followed by a discussion with Band of Brothers actors. Paid entry.

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
04:00 pm -11:00 pm: Guided tour of the landing beaches with the actors of the Band of Brothers series, followed by a dinner in Carentan in the presence of the actors. Limited number of places: admission fee, online reservations by clicking here.

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
09:00 pm: free concert by actors of the Band of Brothers series, in front of the Theater, Rue de la Halle, 50500 Carentan.

Thursday, June 6th, 2019
08:00 pm: Dead Man’s Corner Museum, 2 Amont Village, 50500 Saint-Côme-du-Mont: signing session by the actors of the Band of Brothers series. Paid entry, to be paid on the spot.

Friday, June 7th, 2019
11:00 am -01:00 pm: Normandy Victory Museum, 16 The Fork, 50500 Catz: autograph session by the actors of the Band of Brothers series. Paid entry, to be paid on the spot.
08:00 pm: Awards Ceremony of the International Film Festival of the Second World War in Normandy at the Carentan Theater, Rue de la Halle, 50500 Carentan, presented by the actors of the Band of Brothers series. Free admission.

For more information about the 2019 Normandy World War 2 International Film Festival, please visit the official website.