Show Notes

Looking back at history under a contemporary lens can be a powerful tool to provide context and take action in difficult political times.This week we look at holocaust documentaries as we review THE LAST LAUGH and Bart interviews Ruth Zylberman of 209 RUE SAINT-MAUR, PARIS 10EME.


Group Review Documentary:

THE LAST LAUGH - (2016) / USA (Director: Ferne Pearlstein; Producers: Robert Edwards, Amy Hobby, Anne Hubbell, Ferne Pearlstein and Jan Warner)

Available to stream on Netflix


Film Featured in Interview Portion:

209 RUE SAINT-MAUR, PARIS 10EME - (2018) / France (Director: Ruth Zylberman; Producers: C?line Nusse, Paul Rozenberg)


Other Documentaries Mentioned:

An American Story: Norman Mineta and His Legacy / 2018 (Director: Dianne Fukami)

The Atomic Cafe / 1982 (Directors: Kevin Rafferty, Jayne Loader & Pierce Rafferty)

Claude Lanzmann's Spectres of the Shoah / 2015 (Director: Adam Benzine)

The Eternal Jew / 1940 (Director: Fritz Hippler)

A Film Unfinished / 2010 (Director: Yael Hersonski)

Five Came Back / 2017 (Director: Laurent Bouzereau)

Forgiving Doctor Mengele / 2006 (Directors: Bob Hercules & Cheri Pugh)

The History of the World Part I / 1981 (Director: Mel Brooks)

Hitlers Hollywood / 2018 (Director: R?diger Suchsland)

Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust / 2004 (Director: Daniel Anker)

Kitty and Ellen / 2017 (Director: Leah Galant)

Natan / 2013 (Director: Paul Duane & David Cairns)

Nazi Concentration Camps / 1945 (Director: George Stevens)

Night and Fog / 1955 (Director: Alain Resnais)

Relocation Arkansas / 2016 (Directors: Johanna Demetrakas & Vivienne Schiffer)

Shoah / 1985 (Director: Claude Lanzmann)

The Silence of Others / 2018 (Directors: Robert Bahar & Almudena Carracedo)

The Sorrow and the Pity / 1972 (Director: Marcel Oph?ls)

The Stay Proud Project / 2018 (Creators: Andrew Putschoegl and Sam Harris)

Triumph of the Will / 1935 (Director: Leni Riefenstahl)



02:59 - Intro discussion about Holocaust Documentaries

16:15 - Group review of The Last Laugh

26:55 - Bart Interviews Ruth Zylberman of 209 Rue Saint-Maur, Paris 10eme

48:17 - Doc Talk


Hammer to Nail Links by Christopher Llewellyn Reed:





Artwork by Hilary Campbell

Intro music by Jeremiah Moore

Transitional music by BELLS (thanks to Christopher Ernst)