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Filmmakers Robert Katz, Douglas Quin to present 'Were the House Still Standing' April 12

April 05, 2010

Wendy S. Loughlin
(315) 443-2785

Filmmakers Robert Katz and Douglas Quin will discuss testimony, digital storytelling and the role of art in interpreting the Holocaust and its legacy, and will host a screening of their film “Were the House Still Standing: Maine Survivors and Liberators Remember the Holocaust” at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on Monday, April 12, at 7 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3. The event is free and open to the public. Parking is available in SU pay lots.

Katz is a professor of art at the University of Maine at Augusta, and Quin is an associate professor of television-radio-film at the Newhouse School. Their multimedia installation was commissioned for the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine and includes testimony, video, audio, photography and lighting. 

 The event is sponsored by the Newhouse School and SU’s Regional Holocaust and Genocide Initiative and Judaic Studies program.

 For more information about the event, contact Quin at (315) 443-7398 or

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