From Sartre to 'Shoah': The Cinematic Legacy of Legendary Jewish Filmmaker Claude Lanzmann

The French director's legacy will be dominated by his landmark documentary 'Shoah,' but he had as much to contribute to the documentary oeuvre as he did to Jewish history and thought

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French writer, journalist and movie producer Claude Lanzmann poses in his office in Paris, May 11, 1985.
French writer, journalist and movie producer Claude Lanzmann poses in his office in Paris, May 11, 1985.Credit: AFP
Nathan Abrams
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