Bearing Witness: The Future of Holocaust Memory Through Immersive Technology

Mar 12, 2024

4:00pm – 5:00pm CT

How does the use of new immersive technologies portend the future of Holocaust education and remembrance?

In this panel, Holocaust survivors Rodi Glass and Marion Deichmann, are joined by VR filmmaker Darren Emerson and Kelley Szany (SVP, Education and Exhibitions at Illinois Holocaust Museum) to discuss the making of 3 new VR films (premiering at the SXSW Immersive Pavillion), the challenges in using new technologies to share difficult histories, and its impact on the future of Holocaust memory.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

photo of Marion Deichmann
Marion Deichmann

Letters From Drancy

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Darren Emerson

East City Films

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Rodi Glass

Walk To Westerbork

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Kelley Szany

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

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