Convoys of Shame

This incisive documentary examines how the SNCF (the French national rail company) used its trains and its extensive infrastructure to transport tens of thousands of Jews, Roma, and members of the resistance from France to Nazi concentration camps from 1940 to 1944. Accounts from eyewitnesses, historians, and attorneys are supplemented by elegant reconstitutions. Also examined is the creation of an exaggerated myth of resistance among railroad workers.

Original title:
Les Convois de la honte
Year:
2010
Length:
109 minutes
Country:
Director:
Raphaël Delpard

Shown at

  1. New York Jewish Film Festival - 2011

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