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Memory and remembrance in Cannes

Claude Lanzmann presented his latest Holocaust documentary, Le dernier des injustes, about rabbi Murmelstein, who is supposed to have saved many lives, but was a suspect Nazi collaborator. Rithy Panh presents L'image manquante about the deadly fate of his family in Communist Cambodia. 

A writer's journey

Screenwriter of In darkness David F. Shamoon shares with Gariwo his experience with Agnieszka Holland's movie, which was seen by more than 2 million people in Poland, and his knowledge of the Polish Schindler Leopold Socha, who turned himself from petty criminal into a great rescuer.

The theatre of good memories. Students onstage

For Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Thursday 24 January 2013, Gariwo organizes theatrical show Four tableaux for four Righteous, in cooperation with cultural association Ser Tea Zeit. Students come on stage to give life to Fridjof Nansen, Dimitar Peshev, Samir Kassir and Vaclav Havel. the Righteous whom Milan will honour on 6 March by planting trees and unveiling memorial stones. 

Sansal and Grossman together for peace

The Israeli writer and his Arab fellow have launched in Strasbourg a call for peace in the Mid-East. The former lost a son in Lebanon, the other is treated like a traitor in his homecountry. Now they propose a "UNO of writers", where intellectuals take in charge the world's issues. 

IBM and the Holocaust

Famous US actor Brad Pitt to produce movie about the deal between the hi-tech company and Nazi Germany to develop system to identify and kill the European Jews. Many firms collaborated in the Holocaust, some of them apologised. 

The Great Dictator - Chaplin defies Hitler, with irony

Charlie Chaplin was born in London on 16 April 1889. He was an actor, director and screenwright, and he shot over 90 movies. We remember him with one of the most famous ones, The Great Dictator.


Literature, cinema and visual art

The only forms of human communication capable of expressing the inexpressible.

The most transverse to talk about good and evil.

The universal way to convey the memory.


In darkness

Agnieszka Holland's movie about Polish Righteous Leopold Socha who rescued the Jews by hiding them in the sewers

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Arturo Toscanini

genius of music, patriot and rebel