Even Tears Were Not Enough
Saturday, September 30,
2017 at 1:30 PM
Wayne Public Library, 461 Valley Road,
Wayne, NJ 07470
will be served and all are welcome.
Even Tears Were Not Enough is
the second documentary by John Righetti and Maria Silvestri. It features
scholars and survivors telling the story of the forced deportation of
Poland’s Carpatho-Rusyn population by the Polish Communist government in
The story of the destruction of the
community, called Lemkos in Poland, has rarely been told. “Today we
can’t event conceive of a state moving tens of thousands of people
hundreds of miles away from their home with no notice and the world
standing by,” said John Righetti, one of the producers. “But population
relocation at the end of World War II was not uncommon. What makes this
situation distinct is that the purpose was to dissipate the Lemko Rusyns
in a way to absolutely destroy their culture through assimilation.”
the documentary and discuss it with the producers!
information about the program, please send an e-mail to
or call Dorothy Bognar at (201) 891-4151.
information about the Carpatho-Rusyn Society, visit their web site at
Directions: Take Route 46 to
the Riverview Drive Exit in the direction of Wayne. Continue on
Riverview Drive to the traffic light at Valley Road. Turn right onto
Valley Road and proceed to the second light at Nellis Drive at the Wayne
Municipal Complex. Turn left and then right to access the library and
Public Transportation – The library
is served by NJT bus routes 197 & 198.