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By Sabrina McFarland, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Holocaust narratives share sorrow of the era in epic docu.

Movie NR 1985 565 minutes
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Lanzmann, who is also a journalist, uses solid interviewing skills to reveal unspeakable Holocaust memories through first-person testimonies. "Every day, we saw thousands and thousands of innocent people disappear up the chimney," reveals Shoah's Filip Müller, a Slovak Jew and survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp. "There they came, men, women, children, all innocent. They suddenly vanished, and the world said nothing! We felt abandoned. By the world, by humanity." Shoah remains today an essential film to educate about the history of the Holocaust and the issue of intolerance.

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