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Documentary Filmmaker Marcel Ophuls.

Documentary filmmaker Marcel Ophuls. He is best known for his 1970 work "The Sorrow and the Pity," about the conduct of the French people during the Holocaust. He also made the film "Hotel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie." His latest work is about life behind the iron curtain and the changes underway in Europe since the fall of the Berlin wall. It's called "November Days," and it's described as "the runaway hit of the 1991 Berlin Film Festival." It's showing as part of the 1992 Human Rights Watch Film Festival in New York City. (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane)


Other segments from the episode on May 7, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 7, 1992: Interview with Marcel Ophuls; Interview with Christopher Jencks; Review of Blanche Wiesen Cook's biography "Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume One, 1884-1933."


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