The 2020 Normandie-World War II International Film Festival is Headlined by NY Times Best-Selling author Rick Atkinson and Acclaimed Actor David McCallum, Plus Special Guests Doug Spain and Will Estes 

New York Times Best-Selling WWII Author Rick Atkinson-An Army at Dawn, The Day of Battle, The Guns at Last Light
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Actor David McCallum of The Great Escape, Man From U.N.C.L.E. and NCIS
HBO’s Band of Brothers
Will Estes of U-571 & Blue Bloods
Events Hosted by the D-Day Experience in Sainte-Come-du-Mont
2020 Event Information

Festival Executive Director-Tim Gray-timgray@wwiifoundation.org

Festival Director-Nathalie Mary Saint John-nathalie@wwiifoundation.org

Festival Director of Operations-Eric LeBoeuf-eric@wwiifoundation.org

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About our Annual World War II Film Festival:

The 4th annual Normandie-World War II International Film Festival on June 5, 6 and 7 in Sainte-Come-du-Mont, Normandy, France showcases the best in World War II military-themed films, documentaries, and short films from around the world.

The 2020 festival is headlined by NY Times Best-Selling World War II author Rick Atkinson and Acclaimed Actor David McCallum.

They will be joined during the week by World War II and D-Day veterans, as well as HBO Band of Brothers actor Doug Spain and Will Estes, star of CBS’ Blue Bloods & the WWII Film U-571, who will be part of a great panel discussion on television and filmmaking.

Our 3 winning films in 2020 will be shown in the new theater at the beautiful D-Day Experience.

Our 3 winning films in 2020 will be shown in the new theater at the beautiful D-Day Experience.

The Normandie-World War II International Film Festival is held each year in Normandy, France.

The Normandie-World War II International Film Festival serves an important role in furthering the mission to produce content that honors all those who fight for our freedoms each day and have done so through wars and conflicts over the centuries.

As was the case on D-Day, these efforts are undertaken by many people of many nations who believe these stories must be preserved for future generations.

Please join us during the annual remembrance of the D-Day anniversary each June as we preview the best in story-telling from around the world and officially recognize those individuals who continue to honor the men and women who have fought for our freedom in battles both large and small.

The annual military film festival also featured appearances by New York Times best-selling authors, actors, actual World War II veterans and others. Awards & Prizes

Outstanding World War II Documentary 
Outstanding World War II Short Film 
Outstanding World War II Feature Film

2020 Schedule of events at the D-Day Experience.

-June 5-(8PM-11PM) Ticket holder reception (food and drinks) with Rick Atkinson, David McCallum, Doug Spain, Will Estes, World War II veterans and winning filmmakers, followed by a Q & A with Rick Atkinson and Winning Short Film Shown

-June 6-(8PM-11PM) Q & A with WWII Veterans and panel discussion on television/filmmaking with actors Doug Spain (Band of Brothers) and Will Estes (Blue Bloods). Winning Documentary Film Shown

-June 7-(8PM-10:30PM) Q & A with David McCallum and Winning Feature Film Shown

The D-Day Experience

2020 Ticket Information

Our 150 euro ticket package includes admission to all festival events over the three days of the Normandie-WWII International Film Festival, your very own personal 2020 film festival badge with lanyard and admittance to the exclusive ticket holder reception on June 5th (8PM) with Rick Atkinson, David McCallum and WWII and D-Day veterans.

Purchase your 2020 ticket package below. Space is limited to 160 guests:


Filmmakers: Entries Accepted Beginning July 20th. CLICK HERE.