Senator Richard Blumenthal issues Congressional Citation in honor of heroes in the film at Kristallnacht Commemoration
Roosevelt House Screening in NYC
Senator Richard Blumenthal honors family of some heroes of the film
Certificate of Special Recognition presented to. the family of Jacob Morewitz
Big turnout for the senatorial honor and screening!
Senator Blumenthal issuing Congressional Citation
Community Screening the film
Senator Richard Blumenthal introduces "Nobody Wants Us" documentary
On International Human Rights Day The Roosevelt House, Eleanor and FDR's New York home, hosted a special screening, reception, and discussion to a full house.
Descendants of refugees saved by one of the heroes of the film - Aristides Sousa Mendes. With Dr. Olivia Mattis, President of the Sousa Mendes Foundation.
Let the show begin!
The panel: Laura Seltzer-Duny, Blanche Wiesen Cook, leading biographer of Eleanor Roosevelt and the author of her three-volume biography; Annette Lachmann, a passenger on the SS Quanza in 1940 and one of the only passengers still alive today; and Leah Garrett, award-winning author and Director of Hunter College's Jewish Studies Center
Laura Seltzer-Duny, Blanche Wiesen Cook and Annette Lachmann
Annette Lachmann, a passenger on the SS Quanza, with her family
Blanche Wiesen Cook, Laura Seltzer-Duny and Olivia Mattis.
Patti Kenner, Laura Seltzer-Duny and Blanche Wiesen Cook
Victoria Bruce, a researcher and writer on the film and Karin Hayes, director of photography
Center for Jewish History Screening in NYC
The Center for Jewish History hosted a fantastic screening event followed by discussion with Michael Dobbs, Blanche Wiesen Cook, Annette Lachmann, Kathleen Rand and Stephen Morewitz.
Jason Guberman, Director of the Sephardi Federation, Olivia Mattis, President of the Sousa Mendes Foundation, with the panel after the screening
A full house in NYC!
Suzanne Lachmann Psy.D, Edith Laufer, Stephen Morewitz Ph.D, Laura Seltzer-Duny, Annette Lachmann & Peter Lachmann
Dr. Stephen Morewitz before the New York City Premiere!
Laura Seltzer-Duny, Itzhak Halperin, Ruben Oliva, Kathi Rand, Stephen Morewitz, Joan Halperin, Blanche Weisen Cooke, Olivia Mattis, Dan Subotnik, Michael Dobbs from the US Holocaust Museum
The Seltzer Film & Video team
Screening event at the
University of Richmond, VA
Relatives of JL and Sallie Rome Morewitz: David Duny, Laura Seltzer-Duny, Steve Seltzer, Sally Seltzer, Stephen Morewitz, Shari Morewitz Green, Nancy Morewitz, Courtney Morewitz, Mary Jane Morewitz, David Morewitz and Jerry Morewitz.
Sally Morewitz Seltzer, Jacob and Sallie Rome Morewitz's neice.
Roxanne Whitmore-Kohlman, Michael Fail and Laura Seltzer-Duny
The event honored guests and speakers, David Morewitz Esq. Professor Emeritus of Law, Dr. Stephen Morewitz and Professor John Paul Jones
Roxanne Whitmore-Kohlman, Laura Seltzer-Duny and Lisa Friedlander Magnus
"Nobody Wants Us" Screening in Moot Courtroom at the University of Richmond School of Law
David Duny, Laura Seltzer-Duny and Alex Rodríguez-Muñoz
Laura Seltzer-Duny and David Morewitz, Esq.
Ohef Sholom Temple screening event
in Norfolk, VA
Community wide screening event followed by lunch and engaging panel discussion with Professor Eric Mazur, curriculum and holocaust expert Elena Baum, and direct descendants of those who helped the SS Quanza refugees in 1940, Duke Rosenberg and Edward Lazaron.
Everyone in this photo has relatives who helped the SS Quanza families in 1940. Rabbi Rosalin Mandelberg, Edward Lazaron, Chuck Kaufman, Ted Kaufman, Duke Rosenberg, Laura Seltzer-Duny, Karen Margolius, Bill Nusbaum, Elena Baum and Howard Roesen
Community lunch following the film screening
Our panel: Professor Eric Mazur, Duke Rosenberg, Laura Seltzer-Duny, Edward Lazaron, Elena Baum
Edward Lazaron and Duke Rosenberg helping the Ohef Sholom archivist, Alices Titus with identifying some photos
A full house at Ohef Sholom
Archivist Alice Titus documenting with the help of descendants of some of the heroes of Nobody Wants Us, Edward Lazaron, Helen Rosenberg and Duke Rosenberg
Rough cut screening event
in Newport News, VA
First ever look at a rough cut of the documentary!
Special guests Annette Lachmann and Freida Duny, both lived in Antwerp, Belgium in 1940
Panel discussion with Laura Seltzer-Duny, Paula L. Bazemore, Annette Lachmann, Congressman Robert Scott, Dr. Rabia Jafri, Sharon Powell
Janice Fisher, Monica Lindsey, Dawn Lamonica, Yasemin Jamison, Victoria Bruce, Laura Seltzer-Duny and Kristin Schrecker
Middle school history teacher Benn Trask, Laura Seltzer-Duny and historian Mark Friedman
Congressman Robert Scott, Dr. Stephen Seltzer and Laura Seltzer-Duny
Alice Titus, Laura Seltzer-Duny and Karen Margolius
Annette Lachmann, SS Quanza passenger & Sally Seltzer, great-niece of JL and Sallie Rome Morewitz
Dr. Rabia Jafri, Sharon Powell, Annette Lachmann Laura Seltzer-Duny and Paula L. Bazemore