Thursday, March 22, 2012
East Gallery, Buell Hall
Columbia University, campus entrance at Broadway and 116th street, New York 10027
Filming the Camps: John Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens: From Hollywood to Nuremberg
Christian Delage discusses the exhibition he curated for the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Filming the Camps, which opens on March 22. The exhibition tells for the first time the story shared by three great Hollywood directors, John Ford, Samuel Fuller, and George Stevens, who served with the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II, and filmed the war and liberation of Nazi concentration camps.
Christian Delage is a Professor of History at the University of Paris 8 and Sciences Po Paris and a director, curator, and expert on the use of film as historical document.
Event featured as part of the Columbia Maison Franšaise series on Cinema: History and Theory. Co-sponsored by the Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies at Columbia University and by Cardozo Law School
Please stay from 6-8 p.m. for a Master Class with filmmaker Amos Gitai and Christian Delage.
Columbia Maison Francaise
Columbia University, campus entrance at Broadway and 116th street
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