Films byTexts by J’accuse
Roman Polanski, 2019, 132’

On January 5, 1895, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, a young promising officer of the French Army, is degraded for spying for Germany and is sentenced to life imprisonment on Devil’s Island in the Atlantic Ocean off French Guiana.

Abel Gance, 1919, 166’

“Five months after the armistice was signed that ended World War I, Abel Gance premiered his epic J’accuse in Paris. Called the Great War, WWI was also dubbed ‘the war to end all wars,’ and Gance’s film was aimed at making that statement a reality.