Julien Bryan was an important US documentary filmmaker and photographer who captured the everyday life, work, and culture of individuals and communities in many countries around the globe. He filmed in Poland in the mid-1930s, capturing scenes of Jewish life. In 1937, during an extended trip to Nazi Germany, documented subjects ranging from German people at work and at play to evidence of the Nazis' anti-Jewish measures. Later, in September 1939, he was one of the few foreign photographers left in Warsaw following the German invasion of Poland.
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