This film competed in
The She Directed Filmmaker Contest
Director(s): Leah Warshawski
BIG SONIA is a feature documentary that profiles 93-year old Sonia Warshawski - Holocaust survivor, diva and grandma. Rooted in the past, and deeply relevant now. Bullying and hate are on the rise in our country and BIG SONIA creates empathy, builds community, and changes lives.
Since our release (one day after the Election in 2016), BIG SONIA has screened at more than 75 film festivals, 200 community screenings, won 22 awards, and screened for Members of Congress and Senate. If we win this contest, funds will go towards distributing our educational package to middle schools and high schools across the country. There has never been a more important time to share the messages in this film. Thank you for your support!
Produced / Directed by Sonia's granddaughter, Leah Warshawski. Filmed and edited by Todd Soliday.
Learn more at www.bigsonia.com. #soniaeffect #smallmattersbig #loveoverhate