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Family History Today: Stories of a Lifetime
Center for Jewish History
New York, NY
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One of the critical steps in genealogical research might not seem so obvious  to capture known relatives memories before they are forgotten or gone. Filmmaker Walter Schlomann shares his expertise recording family video biographies, and the rewards of documenting ones family history. Learn tips and insights on how to research and record your own video histories, and how these stories impact the interviewee, the families, and future generations.  This presentation includes excerpts of evocative biographical videos produced by Walter, which run the gamut of lifes circumstances and emotions and collectively reflect the Jewish-American experience of the last 100 years.

About the Speaker: Walter Schlomann is an award-winning editor, director, and producer of independent films, television programs, music videos, documentaries, and promotional videos, whose work has aired on PBS, TV Land, History Channel, Biography Channel, and Comedy Central.  He is also the founder of Heritage Media Group, a boutique video company whose specialty is producing personal video biographies.  Having interviewed people from all walks of life, Walters passion is telling stories that inform and entertain.

An ASL interpreter may be made available if requested in advance.
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Center for Jewish History (View)
15 West 16th St.
New York, NY 10011
United States


Education > Workshops

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Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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