Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame to Host Canadian Premiere of Documentary
Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame – Calgary – Media are invited to attend the Canadian premiere of Munich ’72 and Beyond at Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday, November 20. The film is a powerful documentary about the tragic events and aftermath of the Munich 1972 Olympic Games and the long awaited recognition the victim’s families finally received at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games this past summer. Following the film, a question and answer session will take place with Producer, Dr. Steven Ungerleider and former Israeli Secret Service Agent, Shimon Reem.
Dr. Roger Jackson, Honoured Member inducted in 1964 for Rowing, as well as Diane Jones-Konihowski, 2-time Olympian, will be in attendance. Both Jackson and Jones-Konihowski competed at the Munich 1972 Olympic Games.
DATE/TIME: Sunday, November 20
Film will begin at 1:00 p.m. followed by Q&A at 1:45 p.m. (MST)
LOCATION: Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
169 Canada Olympic Road SW
Calgary, Alberta T3B 6B7
- Dr. Steven Ungerleider, Film Producer
- Shimon Reem, former Israeli Secret Service Agent
- Dr. Roger Jackson, Honoured Member of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
- Diane Jones-Konihowski, 2-time Olympian
- Mario Siciliano, President and CEO, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
About Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame: Inspiring Canadians – in sport and life
Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, located at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, is an international award-winning facility with over 40,000 square feet of inspiring experiences featuring 12 galleries, 52 hands-on interactive exhibits and a collection of 100,000 artefacts. Each year, Canada’s Sport Hall of Fame selects the country’s most influential and inspiring athletes and sport “builders” to receive the highest sporting honour in Canada and are inducted as Honoured Members. Our mission is to share the stories of their achievements so that we can inspire all Canadians to be the best they can be in all aspects of life. Visit www.sportshall.ca to learn more about education programs, facility rentals and upcoming events.
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