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Please note that this event is a fundraiser for the non-profit World War II Foundation, so no refunds will be offered. Your PayPal receipt is your ticket and your name will be on a guest list at check in. NO TICKETS WILL BE MAILED.

IMPORTANT: Many of you have asked what the dress code will be for the event on June 2nd at the Utah Beach Museum to begin the Normandie-WWII International Film Festival, honor the WWII veterans and recognize the film producers for their inspiring work.

It is Business Casual (please see example).

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Please do not attend in any World War II uniforms.

 

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The official selections of the 2017 film festival have been announced. To see all films accepted and the screening schedule, please CLICK HERE.

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2017 Normandie-WWII Film Festival



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 ***Individual Tickets Can Also be Purchased at the Cinema Le Cotentin on the Days of Showings. Cost is 10 Euros for All Films Shown That Evening.

June 2-5, 2017

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Quick Overview:

Red Carpet Event on June 2nd (8PM-11PM):

The Normandie-World War II International Film Festival will be held in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont and Carentan Normandy, France from June 2-5, 2017. A red carpet event on June 2nd at the Utah Beach Museum, open to the public, will be held in honor of 2nd Ranger and D-Day Pointe-du-Hoc veteran George Klein. Also in attendance on June 2nd will be actors from the Band of Brothers television series, film producers and directors and World War II Veterans. The evening features food, drink and a great panel discussion with WWII veterans, Band of Brothers actors, producers and directors involved in the festival. american-airlines-logo-2

Films Shown in Carentan June 3-5:

The film festival recognizes the best in new feature films, documentaries and short films focused only on stories from World War II. Films will be shown in Carentan on the nights of June 3, 4 & 5 at Cinema Le Cotentin from 6PM-12PM.

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George Klein, 2nd Rangers

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This year’s Red Carpet Event on June 2 at the Utah Beach Museum will Honor D-Day & Pointe-du-Hoc 2nd Ranger George Klein (left) who will join us to officially kick off the festival and talk about his experiences on D-Day.

 

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The Normandie-World War II International Film Festival is near and dear to my heart and those of the actors from Band of Brothers. The festival honors the best in World War II related content and keeping the memories and stories of what these veterans accomplished is so very important. We feel a connection to the men we portrayed in Band of Brothers and preserving their legacy and those of all veterans who fought in World War II is important to understanding their dedication to the cause of preserving democracy throughout the world. Any festival that highlights this is a true treasure.” James Madio, Sgt. Frank Perconte in HBO’s Band of Brothers.

***James Madio will be attending this year’s festival in Normandy.

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United Kingdom Based Band of Brothers Actors Also Invited to Attend the Red Carpet Event on June 2 Include:

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Bart Ruspoli-Ed Tipper
Robin Laing-Babe Heffron
Shane Taylor-Doc Roe
Philip Barantini-Skinny Sisk
Ben Caplan-Smokey Gordon
Doug Allen-Alton More

Official Film Venue for the 2017 Festival in Bayeux, France is the Cinema Le Cotentin in Carentan, France.

Click Here for information on the Cinema Le Cotentin in Carentan. Films will be shown each night on June 3, 4 & 5 from 6PM-12PM.

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2017 Festival Categories Include:

*Outstanding World War II Feature Film
*Outstanding World War II Documentary Film
*Outstanding World War II Short Film
*Outstanding Veteran Produced World War II Film
*Outstanding Student Produced World War II Film

The Festival Includes:

-Opening night red carpet event at the Utah Beach Museum on June 2nd honoring D-Day veteran and 2nd Ranger George Klein who attacked the cliffs at Pointe-du-Hoc on June 6, 1944.
-Film screenings over 3 nights in Carentan
-Q & A session with the actors, directors and producers
-Q & A session with World War II veterans

Hosted by the Utah Beach Museum in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Normandy, France (website)
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