The ______________ community and classroom screening program features the Emmy-nominated PBS documentary, NOBODY WANTS US (43 mins) and the award-winning PBS film MY DEAR CHILDREN (__ mins). Together, the films are in-depth explorations of trauma, resilience & heroism within the rich tapestry of the Jewish Experience.

“Original illustrations and rarely seen archival footage bring this powerful and timely Holocaust story to life in a new way.”

Susan Barocas

Former Director, Washington Jewish Film Festival

“Now more than ever, we need an experiential program like this.
It brings coping with trauma and the legacy
of the Holocaust off the pages of textbooks
and into the minds of adolescents and adults alike.
Rosemary Smith, Director, Getting Better Foundation

NOBODY WANTS US is about three teenage Holocaust refugees desperate to make it safely onto American soil. The film offers an intimate and deeply poignant perspective on the lasting effects of historical events and their profound impact on memory within the context of the Jewish experience.

MY DEAR CHILDREN follows one woman’s quest to unravel a family mystery, a journey that reveals a little-known anti-Jewish tragedy following WWI. Scholars today describe what happened as a precursor to the Holocaust.

DIALOGUE & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: Together these films stimulate in-depth dialogues within the context of the Jewish narrative. Discussions draw from both scientific and human perspectives, creating a profound appreciation for the intricate complexities of memory. Over 8,000 schools and communities have used our films.

POST-SCREENING PANEL: The film directors and subject matter experts can be available to participate in meaningful post-screening discussions.

Links to the trailers: MY DEAR CHILDREN+ NOBODY WANT US

If you are interested in scheduling an event for your community or classroom please fill out this BRIEF FORM (create hyperlink.)