Munich '72 and Beyond | “Munich ’72 and Beyond” Documentary to Premiere at the “LA Shorts Fest”
The Munich Memorial dedicated to the 1972 Olympic Tragedy suggests that memory is a critical & contemporary action capable of far more hope than grief.
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“Munich ’72 and Beyond” Documentary to Premiere at the “LA Shorts Fest”

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This week people all over the world will pause to honor the memory of the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches killed in a terrorist attack on September 5th at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. As the 44th anniversary of this violent tragedy approaches, a timely new documentary, “Munich ’72 and Beyond,” shares new revelations and emotional interviews, calling attention to details forgotten, ignored, or obscured for more than 40 years.

“Munich ’72 and Beyond” delves deeper into the sequence of events which occurred during the terrorist attack and gives a voice to the family members whose lives were forever changed that day. The documentary culminates with a look at plans for a memorial on the grounds of the Munich Olympic Stadium honoring those who lost their lives that tragic day.

A Production by The Foundation for Global Sports Development, “Munich ’72 and Beyond” is directed by the award-winning filmmaker Stephen Crisman and produced by Dr. Steven Ungerleider and David Ulich, with Executive Producer Michael Cascio. “Munich ’72 and Beyond” will make its Los Angeles premiere at the LA Shorts Fest on September 2nd at 3:15 PM. The 2016 LA Shorts Fest is taking place September 1st through September 8th at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California.

Read the entire press release here.