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Screening of 'The Last of the Unjust' by Claude Lanzmann (FR)

Tuesday 2 December at 16h30, UNISA, Pretoria
Thursday 4 December at 17h30 for 18h00, Ditsong National Museum of Military History, Johannesburg
Sunday 7 December at 18h00, Cape Town Holocaust Centre
Tuesday 9 December at 17h30, Alliance Francaise Cape Town

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‘The Last of the Unjust’ (2013) is based on a series of interviews that Claude Lanzmann conducted with Rabbi Benjamin Murmelstein in 1975. A controversial figure, Murmelstein was appointed by the Nazis as “Elder of the Jews” at Theresienstadt ghetto. He was charged for collaborating with the Nazis after the war, but was acquitted. The film also features Lanzmann’s 2012 journey back to Theresienstadt, posing vital questions about our understanding of the Holocaust and the conflicting identity of the Jewish councils. 

Screenings as part of From the Trenches of the Marne to the Hills of Rwanda.

Venues information

UNISA, Preller St, Pretoria
Ditsong National Museum of Military History, Erlswold Way, Saxonwold, Johannesburg
Cape Town Holocaust Centre, 88 Hatfield St, Cape Town
Alliance Française of Cape Town, 155 Loop Str, Cape Town

Bookings info for Johannesburg

To book for the Johannesburg screenings of The Last of the Unjust and Shoah, contact: Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre
Telephone: (011) 640 3100/2148
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