International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Film Screening of “Here Lived” at FDR Museum on January 26

Hyde Park, NY – The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and the Jewish Federation of Dutchess County are hosting an International Holocaust Remembrance Day film screening of “Here Lived” by Jane Wells on Friday, January 26 at 2 p.m. This program will take place in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home.

The film “Here Lived” tells the story of hidden children, murdered parents, and the stones that bring healing. Gunter Demnig’s Stolpersteine project has become the world’s largest decentralized memorial, providing a path from one of the most egregious wrongs of history, the Nazi reign of terror, to individual and community reconciliation. The stones, topped with permanent brass plates hand-stamped with the names and fates of victims of Hitler’s reign of terror, are laid into the pavement in front of the last voluntarily chosen residence of those murdered by the Nazis. This powerful memorial project has now been placed in 30 countries across Europe.

The film also delves into the story of the Stolpersteine project, shedding light on the increasing racism, antisemitism, and autocracy in Europe. The film aims to draw attention to the ongoing grim war in Europe.

This event is open to the public, and although it is free, registration is required. Those interested in attending can register on the Jewish Federation of Dutchess County’s website. For more information about the event, individuals can contact Cliff Laube at 845/486-7745. This film screening serves as an important opportunity to honor and remember the victims of the Holocaust and to educate the community about the Stolpersteine project’s message of remembrance and reconciliation.