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Prize-winning Film on Nazi Annihilation of Jews Shown in New York

The American premiere of “Memorandum,” the prize-winning documentary on the Nazi wartime slaughter of European Jewry of the National Film Board of Canada was held here under auspices of the World Federation of Bergen Belsen Survivors.

Winner of first prize for documentaries at both the Venice and San Francisco Film Festivals, “Memorandum” examines the question of the guilt of the Germans who killed 6,000,000 Jews and then denied their guilt on grounds they were only following orders of their constituted government. Josef Rosenhaft, president of the federation, paid tribute to the National Film Board of Canada for focussing attention on the moral issue.