The director’s masterpiece trapped him in the role of the official keeper of our memory. Now that he’s gone, it’s up to us to carry that tremendous burden.
The ‘Shoah’ filmmaker, who died last week at age 92, would not look away
Like Orpheus, Lanzmann was an untamed poet for whom the verses were steel rails, birch forests, silences, names
We should screen ‘Shoah’ in an endless loop at the museum in Treblinka
Today on Jewcy: The New York Film Festival presents four new films from ‘Shoah’ director Claude Lanzmann this weekend.
Daphne Merkin talks about orphaned dolls, Swedish mattresses, and her ragbag of luminous essays
Viewers of the 10-hour documentary able to ‘take it in at their own pace’
Yale’s pioneering archive of Shoah testimonies reshaped the way tragedies are remembered. But are we listening?