Passion Distribution Partners With ITV On Documentary JFK: The Home Movie That Changed The World
Cannes, 18th October 2023 – At MIPCOM, Passion Distribution can proudly announce it has partnered with leading UK commercial broadcaster ITV and producers Shearwater Media on premium documentary JFK: THE HOME MOVIE THAT CHANGED THE WORLD (1 x 60’).
The extraordinary documentary was developed by executive producer Steve Anderson with Passion Distribution and provides unique insight into the shocking events of that day. For the first time ever, the home movie footage recorded by Dallas dressmaker Abraham Zapruder is matched with his own words - what Zapruder saw and heard as President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Plus, the remarkable story of what happened next to 26 seconds of amateur film that changed the course of history.
The documentary marks the 60th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and is due to air on ITVX and ITV in November.
November 22, 2023: is the 60th anniversary of a day that changed everything - the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas. Exclusive documentary, JFK: THE HOME MOVIE THAT CHANGED THE WORLD uncovers the fascinating story behind the 26 seconds of home movie that captured everything from start to finish. The story of Abraham Zapruder and the most important amateur video in history, how he happened to be so close to the President at the crucial moment and why his footage was seized on by conspiracy theorists in the debate about who shot JFK.
Passion Distribution has also presold the film to SBS (Australia), Viasat (Scandinavia, CEE and Baltics) and other licensees to be announced.