"Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah"
(2015, dir. Adam Benzine, UK, 58 min.; Academy Award nominee, Documentary Short Subject).
In this special director's cut, Lanzmann discusses the challenges of tracking down Nazi officials and traumatized death camp survivors, fighting in the French Resistance as a teenager, his relationship with philosophers Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, and his hopes and expectations for the future in this intimate portrait.
Co-sponsored by UMass Institute for Holocaust, Genocide and Memory Studies.
Introduction by Jonathan Skolnik (UMass).
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Free and open to the public.