Screenings of the film and book signings are drawing great crowds and conversations as people discuss their own "Ellis Island story," question the producer about the content and the making of the film, as well as explore the parallels to today's immigration debate.

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Buy the book Forgotten Ellis Island (from

This companion book to the documentary film by producer and author Lorie Conway is rich in seldom seen photographs and personal stories about the Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital.  This is the first film and book about the history of the hospital.

Save Ellis Island

This fundraising nonprofit works with the National Park Service to raise needed funds to rehabilitate, restore and put to beneficial reuse the currently deteriorated and unused buildings of Ellis Island. 

Christopher Barnes, photographer

Discover Chris Barnes' haunting portraits of the ruins at Ellis Island. 

Ellis Island Records

The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation offers web visitors the opportunity to look for the records of family members who passed through the immigration port.

Gil Talmi, composer

Explore the work of Emmy-nominated Gil Talmi, who composed the amazing musical score for Forgotten Ellis Island. 

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