The Foundation for Global Sports Development Offers Online Screenings of “Munich ’72 and Beyond” During Opening of Munich Memorial
The film gives a voice to the family members whose lives were forever changed that day, as they share their struggle to seek recognition and remembrance for the victims. Producer David Ulich says, “We were shocked by some of the details that were uncovered through the interviews and research for this film. It is over 40 years after the attack, and we have realized the narrative is different than what has been historically reported.” In addition to shedding light on previously unknown details, the documentary culminates with a look at plans for the memorial on the grounds of the Munich Olympic Stadium honoring those who lost their lives that tragic day. The Munich Memorial’s official opening takes place on Wednesday, Sept. 6th with a private ceremony.
In an effort to educate the public about the tragedy and honor the lives of those lost, The Foundation for Global Sports Development has made “Munich ’72 and Beyond” available to watch online free of cost the dates of September 1-15, 2017. Viewers may stream the 29-minute documentary on YouTube. “Munich ’72 and Beyond” has been nominated in the “Outstanding Research” category for the 38th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards. The film is directed by the award-winning filmmaker Stephen Crisman and produced by Dr. Steven Ungerleider and David Ulich, with Executive Producer Michael Cascio. Learn more about the film at www.Munich72andBeyond.com.