1942 : The Velodrome d’hiver Roundup

(France, 2022), directed by David Korn-Brzoza, 103 minutes

Nearly 13,000 Jews were arrested in the Paris region on 16 and 17 July 1942. 8,000 were sent to the Vélodrome d’Hiver sports hall before being deported. This film retraces the history of this roundup as experienced by hunted Jews and police trackers. Through testimonies of the last witnesses, 2D and 3D animations and archival footage, it unveils the extent of the police involvement in the largest mass arrest of Jews in Western Europe during the Second World War.