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Electus Int’l takes “9/11″ doc worldwide

IAC-owned distributor Electus International has secured the global distribution rights, excluding the U.S., to Jules and Gedeon Naudet's acclaimed documentary 9/11 (pictured).
January 21, 2016

IAC-owned distributor¬†Electus International has secured the global distribution rights, excluding the U.S., to Jules and Gedeon Naudet’s documentary 9/11.

The 75-minute film provides an in-depth account of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center as the documentarians follow New York City firefighters into the heart of Ground Zero.

The doc contains the only known footage of the first plane hitting the North Tower, and follows the rescue efforts in that building before both the North and South Towers collapsed.

The Emmy winner for Outstanding Non-Fiction Special will broadcast internationally on the 15th anniversary of the September 11 tragedy. It is exec produced by Ben Silverman, chairman and CEO of Electus.

9/11 first premiered on U.S. broadcaster CBS in 2002, one day short of the six-month anniversary.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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