Normandie WWII Film Festival

Film Festival

The 2020 Normandie-World War II International Film Festival is headlined by New York Times Best-Selling author, Rick Atkinson; acclaimed actor, David McCallum; Emmy Award-Winning “Band of Brothers” Lead Writer and Supervising Producer for all 10 episodes, Erik Jendresen; “Band of Brothers” actor, Douglas Spain; and actor, Will Estes, from the WWII film “U-571” and “Blue Bloods” on CBS TV.


New York Times Best-Selling WWII Author Rick Atkinson-An Army at Dawn, The Day of Battle, The Guns at Last Light.

Actor David McCallum of “The Great Escape”, “Man From U.N.C.L.E.” and “NCIS.”

Erik Jendresen, Lead Writer & Supervising Producer, HBO’s “Band of Brothers” Series.

Douglas Spain, portrayed Tony Garcia in “Band of Brothers.”

Will Estes of “U-571” and CBS TV’s “Blue Bloods.”

2020 Event Staff Information


Festival Executive Director-Tim

Festival Director-Nathalie Mary Saint

Festival Director of Operations-Eric

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2020 Event Information


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.

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-(7PM-8PM) VIP ticket holder reception (food and drinks) with Rick Atkinson, David McCallum, Erik Jendresen, Douglas Spain, Will Estes, World War II veterans and winning filmmakers. VIP RECEPTION IS SOLD OUT.

-June 5-(8PM-10PM) Q & A with NY Times best-selling WWII author Rick Atkinson. WWII Film Festival Winning Short Film Shown following Q and A.

-June 6-(8PM-11PM) Q & A with WWII Veterans and panel discussion on television/filmmaking with Erik Jendresen, Lead Writer and Supervising Producer of HBO’s Band of Brothers series, actors Douglas Spain (Band of Brothers) and Will Estes (U-571 and Blue Bloods). Winning Documentary Film Shown

-June 7-(8 PM-10:30 PM) Q & A with David McCallum (The Great Escape, Man from U.N.C.L.E., NCIS) and Winning World War II Feature Film Shown

Purchase Individual Event Tickets Below for Each Evening Session. 50 euros.

Individual Tickets