Apple has secured the global rights to “The Fight Before Christmas” documentary. The film will premiere on Apple TV+ on Friday, November 26, reports Deadline.
The documentary tells the story of lawyer Jeremy Morris, whose Christmas-based obsession results in “a North Idaho neighborhood turned upside down.” Morris’s plan for the biggest community Christmas event in America hit a snag when his local homeowners’ association (HOA) tells Jeremy that his event violates neighborhood rules.
Produced by Dorothy Street Pictures, the doc follows the story of a North Idaho neighborhood turned upside down by one man’s obsession with bringing Christmas cheer to all, through the biggest community Christmas event America has ever seen. Christmas-loving lawyer Jeremy Morris’ plan hits a snag when the home owners’ association informs him that the event violates the rules of the neighborhood. A contentious fight over the festivities erupts and things snowball out of control. As the situation escalates, the film asks the question, who wins when different rights and interests collide? Director Read pieces together the polarized perspectives in this quirky Christmas tale about freedoms, with a message about differences and tolerance at its heart.
The film is the directorial debut of Three Identical Strangers producer Becky Read. It is produced by Julia Nottingham and Lisa Gomer Howes, and executive produced by Chris Smith.