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Documentary on Henry Kissinger in great demand all over the world

Mainz, 16th September 2010

Stephan Lamby's recent documentary "Henry Kissinger – Secrets of a Superpower" (1 x 90' or 2 x 45') is in ever greater demand among broadcasters all over the world. The ECO Media production distributed by ZDF Enterprises has recently been sold to such high-profile institutions as the Biography Channel (for the German-speaking nations) and the History Channel for Italian-speaking territories. While Mico has snapped up the free TV rights for Japan, Peppermint has acquired the AV rights for Hong Kong and Macau. In Italy, the Free TV rights have been sold to RAI Cinema; in Finland, YLE is responsible for the Free TV exploitation, Radio Canada secured Canadian rights and VRT the Free TV rights for Flemish Belgium.

For the first time ever, Kissinger, a foreign-affairs specialist of long standing, agreed to talk candidly about his life in this intimate portrait filmed in HD at his home in Connecticut. Kissinger played an important role in the great crises of the 20th century, and, though he was honored with a Nobel Peace Prize, he is still highly contested to this day. This documentary is fascinating not only for the information revealed by Kissinger himself, but also for the insights provided by other historical witnesses who were interviewed exclusively for this program, including George W. Bush senior, Alexander Haig, James Schlesinger, Richard Perle, Lawrence Eagleburger, Brent Scowcroft, Helmut Schmidt, Norman Mailer (in one of his last interviews) and Carl Bernstein.


**About ZDF Enterprises**
Founded in 1993, ZDF Enterprises GmbH is the wholly-owned subsidiary and commercial arm of ZDF German Television Network, one of Europe's largest and most respected broadcasters. Headquartered in Mainz, Germany, ZDF Enterprises is responsible for the development, production and global distribution of quality original programming. The company is also responsible for all program acquisitions and international co-productions on behalf of the network, and acquires programming for world-wide distribution. Its vast program library ranks as the largest in the German language. The extensive catalogue includes television movies and mini-series, drama series and comedies, documentaries, family entertainment and children's programming. ZDF Enterprises also oversees all licensing and merchandising activities based on its high-profile programs, including book and music publishing and the licensing of its program properties in all key product categories. Committed to the future, ZDF Enterprises has embarked on numerous New Media initiatives, ranging from opportunities within the burgeoning e-commerce industry to the creation of themed edutainment dimensions featuring the recognized program brands with which ZDF has become synonymous.

**Contact ZDF Enterprises**
Christine Denilauler (Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications), Erich-Dombrowski-Str. 1, D-55127 Mainz/Germany, tel.: +49 6131-9911130, fax: +49 6131-9912130, e-mail: [], [].


Christine Denilauler

Christine Denilauler

Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications

+49 (0) 6131 / 991–1130
+49 (0) 6131 / 991–2130
ZDF Enterprises GmbH
Erich-Dombrowski-Str. 1
55127 Mainz | Germany