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"Block has made a sad, delightful and half-accidental movie about his own parents which was the outstanding personal documentary at this year's (SXSW) festival... Profound and humane."

– Andrew O’Hehir, SALON.COM

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Videotape a Family History Interview

51 Birch Street director Doug Block talks about how to gain a new appreciation for your parents by videotaping a family history interview

Make a family tree offers lots of great tips about how to go about tracing your family tree on a page called Genealogy for Beginners. walks you through 6 basic steps on How to Start Your Family History.

Every year Family Tree Magazine rounds up the 101 best online destinations for genealogy.  Here’s their latest list