Burying the Past

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Wednesday, Oct 1, 2003
Artur Brauner arrived in Berlin in 1946 to make a movie about the Jewish experience of World War II. The Polish-born Jew wanted to tell his story, and the story of those he encountered during the war years he spent on the run from the Nazis. Nearly 60 years later, he is still telling that story — and the latest chapter is his most personal tale yet. Babi Yar is an account of the massacre of 33,771 Jews — 12 of them members of Brauner's own family — by the SS near Kiev in September,...