Claude Lanzmann

“The greatest guardian” of Holocaust memory.

July 13 2018 12:01AM

A constant presence in his own movie.

Henry Gonshak
July 11 2018 12:01AM

Defying fictionalization, the Shoah “builds a border around itself,” Claude Lanzmann said. Is he right?

March 28 2016 12:01AM

If Claude Lanzmann’s Shoah was a riposte to Hannah Arendt’s “banality of evil” thesis, his new film is a retort to her unflattering portrait of ghetto leaders. It. . .

Mark Lilla
Nov. 26 2013 12:00AM

Revisiting, in a new movie, his interview of a Jewish “elder” of Theresienstadt in Shoah (1985), Claude Lanzmann has replaced detachment with anguish and outrage.

Jack Schwartz
Oct. 29 2013 12:00AM