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Shoah [videorecording] / a New Yorker Films release ; a movie by Claude Lanzmann ; a co-production by Les Films Aleph and Historia Films with the assistance of the French Ministry of Culture.


  • DVD DVD
  • ISBN: 156730317X
  • ISBN: 9781567303179
  • Description: 4 videodiscs (566 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (1 folded sheet ([8] p.) : ill. ; 19 cm.)
  • Publisher: [Paris] : Les Films Aleph ; New York, NY : Distributed by New Yorker Video, c2003.

Available copies

  • 2 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
  • 0 copies at Merrimack College. (Show all copies)

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Part Status Due Date
Merrimack College Display (1st) D804.3 .S56 2003 (DVD Merrimack only) (Text to phone) discs 3-4 On Display -
Merrimack College Display (1st) D804.3 .S56 2003 (DVD Merrimack only) (Text to phone) discs 1-2 On Display -
North Shore - Danvers Campus Circulation desk (Includes course reserves) Ref. DVD D 804.3 .S56 2004 (Text to phone) Available -
Reading Adult DVD DVD DOCUMENTARY SHO (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally produced as a documentary motion picture in 1985.
Special features: Claude Lanzmann's biography/filmography [text feature].
Contents Note: Disc. one 1st era, 1st part -- Disc 2. 1st era, 2nd part -- Disc three. 2nd era, 1st part -- Disc four. 2nd era, 2nd part.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Editor, Ziva Postec, Anna Riuz ; cameramen, Dominique Chapuis, Jimmy Glasberg, William Lubchansky ; interpreters, Barbara Janica (Polish), Francine Kaufmann (Hebrew), Mrs. Apfelbaum (Yiddish) ; subtitles, A. Whitelaw, W. Byron, Claude Lanzmann.
Participant or Performer Note: Interviewer, Claude Lanzmann.
Summary: The Nazi extermination of Jews is examined through interviews of survivors, witnesses and perpetrators and through footage of the sites of the death camps and environs as they appear today. Those interviewed include Jewish survivors of the death camps and the Warsaw ghetto uprising, Polish farmers and villagers who lived near the camps and Nazis who worked in the camps and the ghettos.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD.
Language Note: In English, French, Polish, German, Hebrew, Yiddish and Italian with optional subtitles in English or French.
Interviewees speak in their own language, while an off screen translator gives Lanzmann a French translation.
Lanzmann, Claude. (Added Author). France. Ministère de la culture. (Added Author). New Yorker Films. (Added Author). Films Aleph. (Added Author). Historia Films. (Added Author). New Yorker Video (Firm) (Added Author).

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