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Imaginary Witness

DVD

92 minutes
Source: Amazon.com

This documentary explores the ways in which American movies have shaped our perception of the Holocaust. Using rarely seen footage, first-hand accounts by directors, actors, writers, and producers, and clips from such films as The Great Dictator, Sophie's Choice, and Schindler's List, the film examines Hollywood's responses to the horrors of Nazi Germany. Narrated by Gene Hackman, the film features interviews with Steven Spielberg, Sidney Lumet, Rod Steiger, Michael Berenbaum, Neal Gabler, and Sharon Rivo.

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