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The France of the Camps

1938 - 1946

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  01:22:00  2009  Color and BW  Sound

From 1938 to 1946, 600 000 people had been interned in France in 200 camps, following administrative measures, because of the potential danger they were supposed to represent for the society and the State.
This film tells their story through many testimonies and film archives.

Associate producer : Compagnie des phares et balises
Producer : CNRS Images
Participation : France Télévisions
Author : PESCHANSKI Denis (Centre d'histoire sociale du XXème siècle, UMR CNRS et Univ. Paris I)
Director : AMAT Jorge
Audiovisual processReal shots. Use of many stock documents in black and white (photographs, films, drawings etc.) and geographical maps.
Voice over and interviews (live sound). Original score (Jean-Louis Valero).
PersonnalitiesPESCHANSKI Denis(Centre d'histoire sociale du XXème siècle, UMR CNRS et Univ. Paris I); PETIT Marianne(Musée mémorial du camp de Rivesaltes, Perpignan); MOUCHARD-ZAY Hélène(Centre d'études sur les camps du Loiret, Orléans); KLARSFELD Serge(Association des fils et filles des déportés juifs de France, Paris)
Date of broadcasting08/04/2010 (France 2)
Rediffusions2010/11/25 (Planète)   2010/11/26 (Planète)   2010/11/29 (Planète)   2010/12/02 (Planète)   2010/12/07 (Planète)   2011/02/16 (Planète)   2011/02/24 (Planète)  





Technical Sheet
Item No.2182
PublicLarge audience ; Specialised audience
Original SupportDV Cam 16:9
Delivery supportDV Cam