Resources

Launch Event Recordings: 

Part 1 

 

Part 2  

 

Films:

 

Shoah, dir. by Claude Lanzmann (New Yorker Films Distribution, 1985).

 

Escape from Sobibór, dir. by Jack Gold (CBS, Zenith Entertainment, ITV Central UK, 1987).

 

Sobibór, 14 octobre 1943, 16 heures, dir. by Claude Lanzmann (Mars Distribution, 2001).

 

Shoah: The Four Sisters, dir. by Claude Lanzmann (Arte, 2017).

 

Sobibór, dir. by Konstantin Khabensky (Karoprokat, 2018).

 

 

General Sobibór:

 

Yitzhak Arad, Bełżec, Sobibór, Treblinka: The Operation Reinhard Death Camps (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987).

 

Sara Berger, Experten der Vernichtung: Das T4-Reinhardt-Netzwerk in den Lagern Belzec, Sobibor und Treblinka (Hamburg: Hamburger Edition HIS, 2013).

 

Marek Bem, Sobibor Extermination Camp 1942–1943 (Amsterdam: Stichting Sobibor, 2015).

 

Thomas Blatt, From the Ashes of Sobibor, (Northwestern University Press, 1997).

 

Michael Flemming, ‘A reconsideration of the revolt at Sobibór’, Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture and History, 22.4 (2016), 321-338.

 

Isaac Gilead, Yoram Haimi and Wojciech Mazurek. ‘Excavating Nazi Extermination Centres’, Present Pasts, 1 (2010) 10.5334/pp.12.

 

Selma Leydesdorff, Sasha Pechersky: Holocaust Hero, Sobibor Resistance Leader, and Hostage of History (New York, and Abingdon: Routledge, 2017).

 

Selma Leydesdorff (interviewer), University of Amsterdam, dep. of Arts, Religion and Culture; Mirjam Huffener (project manager), Stichting Sobibór / Sobibór Foundation; (2009): Thematic collection: Project 'Long shadow of Sobibór' - description and all interviews. DANS. https://doi.org/10.17026/dans-xpj-g9jt

 

Miriam Novitch, Sobibor: Martyrdom and Revolt (New York: Holocaust Library, 1978).

 

Richard Rashke, Escape from Sobibor (Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1995).

 

Jules Schelvis, Sobibor: A History of a Nazi Death Camp (London: A&C Black, 2014).

 

Ivar Schute, ‘Collecting Artifacts on Holocaust Sites: A Critical review of Archaeological Research in Ybenheer, Westerbork, and Sobibor’, International Journal of History and Archaeology, 22 (2018), 593–613  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10761-017-0437-y

 

Stanisław Szmajzner, Hell in Sobibór: The Tragedy of a Teenager Jew (s.l.: s.n., 1979).

 

Chris Webb, The Sobibor Death Camp- History, Biographies, Remembrance. (New York: Columbia University Press, 2017).

 

Hannah Wilson, Sobibór death camp: awareness, memorialisation and re-conceptualization’, Holocaust Studies, 25:3 (2019), 400-421 DOI: 10.1080/17504902.2019.1567675

 

Shoah (1985):

 

Lawrence Baron, Projecting the Holocaust Into the Present: The Changing Focus of Contemporary Holocaust Cinema (London: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005).

Preface by Simone de Beauvoir, Claude Lanzmann, Shoah: The Complete Text of the Acclaimed Holocaust Film (Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press Inc, 1995).

 

Stuart Liebman, Claude Lanzmann's Shoah: Key Essays (Casebooks in Criticism), (New York: Oxford University Press, 2007). Illustrated Edition.

 

Escape from Sobibór (1987):

 

John Corry, ‘TV Review: Does The Holocaust Defy Dramatization?’, New York Times, 12 April 1987.

 

Jack Gold, ‘Escape from Sobibor: A film Made for Television depicting the Mass Escape from Sobibor Extermination Camp’, in Holocaust and the Moving Image: Representations in Film and Television Since 1933, ed. by Toby Haggith, Joanna Newman (New York: Wallflower Press, 2005), pp. 198-203.

 

Richard Rashke, Escape from Sobibor (Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1995).

 

Sobibór, 14 October 1943, 4 p.m. (2001):

 

 

Richard Brody, ‘Sobibor, Oct. 14, 1943, 4 P.M.’, The New Yorker <https://www.newyorker.com/goings-on-about-town/movies/sobibor-oct-14-1943-4-p-m-2> [accessed 26 September 2020].

 

Philip French, ‘Sobibor: 14 October 1943, 16:00’, The Guardian, 29 September 2002 <https://www.theguardian.com/film/News_Story/Critic_Review/Observer_review/0,,866033,00.html> [accessed 26 September 2020].

 

Ken Fox, ‘Review’, TV Guide <https://www.tvguide.com/movies/sobibor-oct-14-1943-4-pm/review/135490/> [accessed 26 September 2020].

 

Noel Murray, ‘Sobibor, Oct. 14th, 1943, 4 P.M.’, AV Club, 29 March 2002 <https://film.avclub.com/sobibor-oct-14th-1943-4-p-m-1798195899> [accessed 26 September 2020].

 

Alan Riding, ‘A Film on a Nazi Death Camp's Little-Known Revolt’, The New York Times, 10 October 2001 <https://www.nytimes.com/2001/10/10/movies/a-film-on-a-nazi-death-camp-s-little-known-revolt.html> [accessed 26 September 2020].

 

Jamie Russell, ‘Sobibor: 14 October 1943, 16:00 (2003)’, BBC, 13 December 2002 <http://www.bbc.co.uk/films/2002/12/13/sobibor_2002_review.shtml> [accessed 26 September 2020].

 

‘Sobibor 14 octobre 1943, 16 heures’, Transmettre le cinema <http://www.transmettrelecinema.com/film/sobibor-14-octobre-1943-16-heures/#mise-en-scene> [accessed 26 September 2020].

Tom Tugend, ‘‘Sobibor’ Refutes Perception No One Resisted Holocaust’, Los Angeles Times, 21 September 2002 <https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2002-sep-21-et-tugend21-story.html> [accessed 26 September 2020].

 

‘Yehuda Lerner - Sobibor’, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum <https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn1004204> [accessed 26 September 2020].

 

Shoah: The Four Sisters (2017):

Jennifer Cazenave, An Archive of the Catastrophe: The Unused Footage of Claude Lanzmann's Shoah (New York: SUNY Press, 2019)

 

Marianne Hirsh and Leo Spitzer, ‘The witness in the archive: Holocaust Studies/ Memory Studies’, Memory Studies, 2.2 (2009), 151-170. doi:10.1177/1750698008102050

 

Stuart Liebman, ‘Four Sisters: Afterthought or After (Much Thought)?’, The Four Sisters DVD Accompaniment, ARTE France Productions 2017

 

Fabrice Puchault, Broadcaster’s Note, The Four Sisters, DVD Accompaniment, ARTE France Productions 2017

 

Matt Zoller Seitz, ‘Review of Shoah: The Four Sisters’, 14 November 2018, <https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/shoah-four-sisters-2018> [accessed 26 September 2020].

 

Sobibór (2018):

 

Elena Fanailova, ‘“Sobibor” Khabenskogo’, Radio Svoboda, 13 May 2018 <https://www.svoboda.org/a/29221742.html> [accessed 26 September 2020].

 

‘Fil’m “Sobibor” vzial Gran-pri festivalia “Zolotaia bashnia”’, Eto Kavkaz, 30 November 2018 <https://etokavkaz.ru/news/52755> [accessec 26 September 2020].

 

Mariia Gorskaia, ‘Orkestr, iabloki i otsutstvie ukrainskikh karatelei: nad chem smeialis’ istoriki, posmotrev “Sobibor” Khabenskogo’, Ekspress Gazeta, 27 September 2018 <https://www.eg.ru/showbusiness/630209-orkestr-yabloki-i-otsutstvie-ukrainskih-karateley-nad-chem-smeyalis-istoriki-posmotrev-sobibor-habenskogo-075524/> [accessed 26 September 2020].

 

Jordan Hoffman, ‘Russia’s Oscar entry is depiction of (gratuitous?) violence at Sobibor revolt’, The Times of Israel, 20 November 2018 <https://www.timesofisrael.com/russias-oscar-entry-is-depiction-of-gratuitous-violence-at-sobibor-revolt> [accessed 26 September 2020].

 

Anna Kruglova, ‘Khabenskii - fil’m “Sobibor” prodolzhaet spasat’ chelovecheskie zhizni’, RT, 2 December 2018 <https://russian.rt.com/nopolitics/news/578702-habenskii-premiya-blagotvoritelnost> [accessed 26 September 2020]. 

 

Cnaan Liphshiz, ‘Why a gory Holocaust film is a blockbuster in Russia’, JTA, 10 May 2018 <https://www.jta.org/2018/05/10/culture/gory-holocaust-film-blockbuster-russia> [accessed 26 September 2020].

 

In Rostov-on-don was opened monument to the organizer of the uprising in “Sobibor”’, Russia News Today, 24 April 2018 <https://chelorg.com/2018/04/24/in-rostov-on-don-was-opened-monument-to-the-organizer-of-the-uprising-in-sobibor/> [accessed 31 October 2018].

 

‘Konstantin Khabensky - on the nomination of the film "Sobibor" for "Oscar" and freedom in Russia’, Forum Daily, 30 November 2018 <https://www.forumdaily.com/en/konstantin-xabenskij-o-nominacii-filma-sobibor-na-oskar-i-svobode-v-rossii/> [accessed 26 September 2020].

 

Alena Martinova, ‘Konstantin Khabenskii - o fil’me “Sobibor”: Nageius’, na 10-i minute zriteli perestanut krustet’ popkornom’, Komsomol’skaia Pravda, 29 April 2018 <https://www.kp.ru/daily/26824.3/3860202/> [accessed 26 September 2020]. 

 

Valeriia Merkulova, ‘“Glavnii geroi - eto kontslager’”: v prokat vikhodit drama Konstantina Khabenskogo “Sobibor”’, RT, 3 May 2018 <https://russian.rt.com/nopolitics/article/509013-konclager-drama-habenskii-sobibor> [accessed 26 September 2020].

 

Ministerstvo inostrannikh del Rossiiskoi Federatsii, ‘Kommentarii Departamenta informatsii i pechati MID Rossii v sviazi s otkazom v prisoedinenii Rossii k mezhdunarodnomu proektu obnovleniia Muzeia - Mesta Pamiati na territorii bishego natsistskogo lageria ‘Sobibor’’,  31 July 2017, <http://www.mid.ru/web/guest/kommentarii_predstavitelya/-/asset_publisher/MCZ7HQuMdqBY/content/id/2824964> [accessed 30 October 2018].

 

Oksana Naralenkova, ‘Leonid Mlechin snial fil’m o pobege iz kontslageria Sobibor’, Rossiiskaia Gazeta, 11 October 2013 <https://rg.ru/2013/10/11/film.html> [accessed 26 September 2020]. 

 

‘PISM Spotlight: World Premiere of the Movie "Sobibor" in Warsaw’, PISM, 27 April 2018 <https://pism.pl/publications/PISM_Spotlight__World_Premiere_of_the_Movie__Sobibor__in_Warsaw> [accessed 26 September 2020].

 

Pavel Polian, ‘The Internment of Returning Soviet Prisoners of War after 1945’, in Prisoners of War, Prisoners of Peace: Captivity, Homecoming and Memory in World War II, ed. by Barbara Hately-Broad (London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2005), pp. 123–40.

 

‘Pozner – Gost’ Konstantin Khabenskii. Vypusk ot 23.04.2018', YouTube, 23 April 2018 <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AlF40RSt2c&frags=pl%2Cwn> [accessed 18 June 2020].’

 

Ariadna Rokossovskaia, ‘Pomnit’ Sobibor [Remember Sobibór]’, Rossiiskaia gazeta, No. 232, October 13 2017, p.7 <https://dlib-eastview-com.uoelibrary.idm.oclc.org/search/simple/doc?pager.offset=0&id=49597830&hl=%D0%A1%D0%BE%D0%B1%D0%B8%D0%B1%D0%BE%D1%80> [accessed 15 July 2020].

 

‘Russian War Drama About Nazi Extermination Camp Uprising Premieres in Washington’, Sputnik, 2 May 2018 <https://sputniknews.com/art_living/201805021064074549-sobibor-russia-movie-premiere/> [accessed 26 September 2020].

 

Isabel Sawkins, ‘Russia’s State Mobilization of the Holocaust Onscreen – Konstantin Khabensky’s Film Sobibor (2018)’, Modern Languages Open, 1 (2020), p. 23 <https://www.modernlanguagesopen.org/articles/10.3828/mlo.v0i0.314/> [accessed 26 September 2020].

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, ‘Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova, Moscow, June 23, 2016’, 23 June 2016 <https://www.mid.ru/web/guest/foreign_policy/news/-/asset_publisher/cKNonkJE02Bw/content/id/2329099#12> [accessed 4 August 2020].

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