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Claude Lanzmann (born 1925 in Paris) is a Paris-based filmmaker. Year 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the capital of France. ... This article is about the capital of France. ...


He is a director of the journal Les Temps Modernes, which was founded by Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir. His most renowned work is the nine-and-a-half hour documentary film Shoah (1985), which is an oral history of the Holocaust, and is broadly considered to be the foremost film on the subject. Of particular note is that Shoah is made without the use of any documentary footage, and only reference to first-person testimony of Jewish, Polish, and German individuals. Les Temps Modernes was a political, literary and philosophical French magazine founded in 1945 by Simone de Beauvoir, Jean-Paul Sartre, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Raymond Aron. ... Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (June 21, 1905 – April 15, 1980), normally known simply as Jean-Paul Sartre (pronounced: ), was a French existentialist philosopher and pioneer, dramatist and screenwriter, novelist and critic. ... La Beauvoir redirects here; also see: Beauvoir (disambiguation). ... Shoah is a nine-hour documentary film completed by Claude Lanzmann in 1985 about the Holocaust (or Shoah). ... This article is about the year. ... For other uses, see Holocaust (disambiguation) and Shoah (disambiguation). ...


Lanzmann has also attacked people for attempting the project of understanding Hitler, calling the entire idea "obscene", and attempted to silence even Holocaust survivors who nonetheless engage in doing so.[1]


Filmography

  • Israel, Why (Pourquoi Israel) (1974)
  • Shoah (1985)
  • Tsahal (1994)
  • A Visitor from the Living (1997)
  • Sobibor, Oct. 14, 1943, 4 p.m (2001)

Shoah is a nine-hour documentary film completed by Claude Lanzmann in 1985 about the Holocaust (or Shoah). ... The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) (Hebrew: צבא ההגנה לישראל Tsva Ha-Haganah Le-Yisrael ([Army] Force [for] the Defense of Israel), often abbreviated צהל Tsahal, alternative English spelling Tzahal, is the Hebrew name of Israels armed...

References

  1. ^ Rosenbaum, Ron (1999). "Claude Lanzmann and the War Against the Question Why", Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil. HarperCollins. ISBN 0-679-43151-9. 

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Shoah - Comments about Interview with Abraham Bomba (1797 words)
Lanzmann did this to provoke real emotions in order to give the skeptics a chance to realize that the Holocaust was not fabricated: that these are human beings with true emotions, who survived a true hell.
Lanzmann, however, pushes him to continue, and this is perhaps the hardest part of the scene to watch.
Lanzmann clearly wants Bomba to have the breakdown which he eventually does, and his method of taking Bomba to that point is as ingenious as the scene he created.
Claude Lanzmann - Professor of Documentary Film - Biography (700 words)
Lanzmann studied philosophy at Tübingen University in Germany and in Paris where he graduated with a Diplomé d'Etudes Supérieures de Philosophie; he was lecturer for French literature annd philosophy at the Free University of Berlin.
Claude Lanzmann gained his Honorary Doctor in EGS, founded by the non-profit European Foundation of Interdisciplinary Studies (EGIS) based in Switzerland, where he lectures on Documentary Film: History and Memory and is a faculty member.
Claude Lanzmann hat die Grundlagen des Dokumentarfilmens durch sein bahnbrechendes Werk verändert und dabei gezeigt, dass Philosophieren auf der Höhe der Zeit in der Sprache der Medien verwirklicht werden kann.
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