In fascinating Swedish docu "Every Face Has A Name," helmer Magnus Gertten tracks down and interviews survivors from German concentration camps seen in a 35mm archival film reel showing their arrival…
Life is a bombed-out, soul-depleting cabaret in Christian Petzold's "Phoenix," a haunting portrait of identity and loss in post-WWII Berlin.
In the context of genocide, almost any individual survival story can sound like fantasy fiction.
Mark Schmidt's WWII picture exudes passion and drive, but also a nagging predilection for Holocaust-drama cliches.
Wladyslaw Pasikowski's controversial drama about the 1941 massacre of Jews in a Polish village frames Holocaust atrocities in problematic genre terms.
Cohen Media Group has acquired North American distribution “The Last of the Unjust” from “Shoah” director Claude Lanzmann. CMG Chairman and CEO Charles S. Cohen announced the deal at the Toronto…
"Lee Daniels' The Butler" dares to question why an industry so receptive to Holocaust stories has been so reluctant to produce more movies about the myriad human-rights violations perpetrated on our…
Another demanding and deeply rewarding investigation into the Holocaust from documentarian Claude Lanzmann.
A Second Generation program will be one of the highlights of the 27th Israel Film Fest, running April 18-May 2 in Beverly Hills.
Celebrated Czech scribe and Holocaust survivor Arnost Lustig died of lung cancer Feb. 26, leaving behind a legacy of novels, many adapted for the screen, including "Dita Sax," "A Prayer for Katerina…
Among the 65 films submitted to the Academy this year for Oscar consideration, eight touch on WWII or the Holocaust in varied ways.