Lanzmann fashioned, as only a true Existentialist could, a series of negative images that together create a positive concept of Jewish survival.
Lanzmann hurled ferocious critiques at fictionalized versions of the Holocaust, terming “Schindler’s List” “kitschy melodrama.”
Here and there, Lanzmann throws in a lecherous detail that might remind you of your dirty uncle.
BERLIN (JTA) — Did a premier Berlin hotel cross Israel off its phone list? That’s what French Jewish filmmaker Claude Lanzmann claims. His assertion has provoked a storm of controversy and drawn a firm denial from Hotel Bristol Kempinski. Writing for the newspapers Le Figaro in Paris and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in Frankfurt, Lanzmann, the famed director of “Shoah” and…
The 88th annual Academy Awards are on Sunday and Jews will be making quite the appearance in the three-hour special: as nominees, presenters and plotlines.
Adam Benzine’s first documentary, “Spectres of the Shoah,” which chronicles Claude Lanzmann’s efforts to make the film “Shoah,” has received an Academy Award nomination.
‘The Wind Rises’ will be the swan song of Japanese anime master Hayao Miyazaki. Reviewing the film, Jay Michaelson finds resonances with ‘Schindler’s List’ and ‘The Last of the Just.’
In ‘The Last of the Unjust,’ filmmaker Claude Lanzmann talks to Theresienstadt administrator Benjamin Murmelstein about the ethical impossibility of leading the Nazi model village.
French documentary filmmaker and producer Claude Lanzmann will be honored at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival, where he spoke about filming his famous “Shoah” documentary.
For his incendiary new documentary ‘The Act of Killing,’ Joshua Oppenheimer filmed those responsible for genocide re-creating their crimes for the camera.