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Claude Lanzmann

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Shoah on Unesco's Memory of the World Register

The Association Claude et Felix Lanzmann and the Jewish Museum Berlin announce the inclusion of Claude Lanzmann's film-monument Shoah (1985) in the UNESCO Memory of the World Register.

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Claude Lanzmann, One Hundred Lives

Claude Lanzmann is a French journalist, writer, director and producer. Resistance fighter, committed intellectual and collaborator of Jean-Paul Sartre, he fought for Algerian independence while defending the State of Israel. He is the author of the film-monument Shoah, the landmark work that gave its name to the genocide of the Jews, "an unparalleled alliance of horror and beauty" according to Simone de Beauvoir.

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The Association Claude et Felix Lanzmann aims to preserve the memory of Claude Lanzmann, filmmaker, writer, director of the magazine Les Temps Modernes, intellectual leader committed to fighting colonialism and supporting Israel.