CBC’s Documentary Channel has acquired Adam Benzine’s documentary short Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah.
The film was written, produced and directed by the Toronto-based filmmaker. It has also been picked up by Channel 1 in Israel, VPRO in Holland, SVT in Sweden, YLE in Finland and TVP in Poland.
As previously announced, Claude Lanzmann was also acquired by HBO, DR (Denmark) and ZDF/ARTE (Germany/France) after it bowed at Toronto’s Hot Docs film festival in April.
The 40-minute film details the making of director Claude Lanzmann’s 10-hour Holocaust documentary Shoah, which was released in 1985.
In October it was announced the doc had made the shortlist for the Academy Awards in the Documentary Short Subject category.