Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the ShoahAbout the Film
Claude Lanzmann’s 1985 documentary SHOAH is considered by many to be the most important film ever made about the Holocaust. A behind-the-scenes look at the making of this masterpiece, director Adam Benzine captures Lanzmann’s tireless efforts to preserve the survivors’ stories.
About the Director
For four years, Adam Benzine served as the Associate Editor of Realscreen, the market-leading magazine and website covering the global business of documentaries. A British journalist now based in Toronto, he has written for a variety of newspapers including The Globe and Mail and The Independent. Benzine is a regular fixture at most major documentary, film and TV industry festivals and markets, including Sundance, Berlin, SXSW, MIPCOM and the Toronto International Film Festival; and frequently chairs panel sessions and Q&As at events such as the Realscreen Summit, Hot Docs, IDFA and Sheffield Doc/Fest.