(by Guest Blogger Peter Belsito)
The long suppressed 1940’s documentary inside the trials of the Nazi elite.
Restored by Sandra Schulberg.
Written & Directed by Stuart Schulberg – Produced by Pare Lorentz & Stuart Schulberg
War criminal Goering in the dock of justice.
One of the greatest courtroom dramas in history, Nuremberg shows how the international prosecutors built their case against the top Nazi war criminals using the Nazis’ own films and records. The trial established the “Nuremberg principles” — the foundation for all subsequent trials for crimes against the peace, war crimes, and crimes against humanity.
From Sandra ….
THANKS TO POPULAR DEMAND….the Laemmle Theatre, Los Angeles has just picked up NUREMBERG! It starts Friday, June 10, at Laemmle’s Music Hall Theatre in Beverly Hills. It also opens June 10 at Landmark’s Ken cinema in San Diego. I will be speaking at all June 10 & June 11 shows in San Diego. For details of the Music Hall screenings & special events, see below.
Suppressed by the U.S. government, NUREMBERG is now on American movie screens for the first time in history.
9036 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Friday 7:30, 9:40
Saturday 2:50, 7:30, 9:40
Sunday 2:50, 7:30
For more info: www.nurembergfilm.org To contact restoration producer Sandra Schulberg: SSchulberg@aol.com or cell 917 667 6077
IN PERSON: Fri, June 10, 7:30pm — Q&A with SoCal ACLU Chair Stephen Rohde, who speaks about the Nuremberg principles & legacy.
IN PERSON: Sun, June 12, 2:50 & 7:30pm — Q&A with Producer Sandra Schulberg, who reveals mystery of NUREMBERG’s suppression in light of new documents.
IN PERSON: Wed, June 15, 7:30pm — Q&A with Holocaust scholar Michael Berenbaum, who discusses the Nuremberg judgments & history of genocide convention.
WHAT CRITICS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE RESTORATION OF “NUREMBERG”
“HAUNTING AND VIVID. What this documentary shows is how a vital and indispensable principle of humanity was restored.” – A.O. Scott, The New York Times
“**** MESMERIZING. ‘Nuremberg’ couldn’t be more of the moment. Something of a minor miracle. – Ann Hornaday, The Washington Post
“**** EXTRAORDINARY. SOME FILMS ARE SO IMPORTANT THAT THEY RESIST ALL CRITICISM AND RENDER IT MOOT. The unearthed and restored “Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today,” for instance. Anyone with an interest in Hitler, the Holocaust and the international trials that followed should see it.” — Amy Biancolli, San Francisco Chronicle
“RIVETING! More powerful than any fictional courtroom drama could hope to be.” – Bilge Ebiri, New York Magazine
“The reason it has the power to shock, appall and infuriate is because of its TRUTH.” – Stuart Klawans, The Nation
“POWERFUL. A definitive rebuke to all Holocaust deniers.” – Lou Lumenick, The New York Post
“Nuremberg, meticulously brought back to life…shines an important and fascinating light…it compels us as much because of its complicated and fascinating history as for what it has to show…” — Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
NUREMBERG: Its Lesson for Today [The Schulberg/Waletzky Restoration]
Though shown in Germany as part of the Allies’ de-Nazification campaign, US officials decided not to release Nuremberg in America for political reasons, nor was it shown in any other country. Over the years, the picture negative and sound elements were lost or destroyed. Sandra Schulberg & Josh Waletzky’s restoration uses original audio from the trial, allowing you to hear the defendants’ and prosecutors’ voices for the first time. The film ends with Justice Robert H. Jackson’s stirring words —”Let Nuremberg stand as a warning to all who plan and wage aggressive war “— words that leap the decades and make Nuremberg startlingly contemporary. Written & Directed by Stuart Schulberg – Produced by Pare Lorentz & Stuart Schulberg – Edited by Joseph Zigman – B&W, 35mm, 78 minutes
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