Mr. Death: The Rise And Fall Of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr.
The Independent Film Channel (IFC) presents Doc or Mock?, two nights of films that will have you scratching your head and asking, "Can this be real?" Is truth really stranger than fiction? We'll let you decide that for yourself. Doc or Mock? airs Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15 beginning at 8:00PM(ET).
Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr., an IFC Production, premieres Friday, June 14 at 8:00PM(ET). Director Errol Morris captures Fred Leuchter, an expert on various methods of capital punishment and execution devices, who was hired by revisionist historian Ernst Zundel to "prove" that there were no gas chambers at Auschwitz. Leuchter's controversial report confirming Zundel's position ultimately ruined his own career.
IFC's Doc or Mock? film roster includes:
|Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr.||Friday, June 14 at 8:00PM(ET)|
|Man Bites Dog||Friday, June 14 at 9:45PM(ET)|
|Wonderland||Friday, June 14 at 11:30PM(ET)|
|Dadetown||Saturday, June 15 at 8:00PM(ET)|
|Paris Is Burning||Saturday, June 15 at 9:45PM(ET)|
|The Love Machine||Saturday, June 15 at 11:15PM(ET)|
The Independent Film Channel (IFC), managed and operated by Bravo Networks, is the first and most widely distributed channel dedicated to independent film presented 24 hours a day, uncut and commercial-free. IFC Entertainment, a division of IFC, consists of IFC Productions, a feature film production company; IFC Films, a theatrical film distribution company; Next Wave Films, established to provide finishing funds and other vital support to emerging filmmakers; and IFC Originals, which produces cutting-edge original programming for the network. In addition, IFC Productions launched InDigEnt, an initiative that helps established filmmakers shoot productions on digital video.