Press


• The Kansas City Star | 91-year-old Nazi Holocaust survivor from KC moves murderers to tears

• KSHB | Big Sonia honored at U2 Concert 

• The Jewish News of Northern California | Tiny woman with a huge personality will win you over in Jewish film fest doc

• Script: Division of the Writers Store | Behind the Scenes of BIG SONIA: A Small Story Writ Large in Film

• Women You Should Know | “My Hero, Sonia Warshawski”… The Heartfelt Essay That Won This 5th Grader An Award

• Florida Jewish Journal Miami-Dade Jewish News | Holocaust institute impacts educators

• Helene Stelian on “Living with Purpose” | Leah Warshawski – Documentary Filmmaker

• New York Times | Duo behind Women You Should Know parlays that success into crowdfunding platform

• Women You Should Know | College Sophomore Pens Emotional “Thank You” To The Holocaust Survivor Who Inspired Her To Launch Youth-Run Nonprofit

• Directed by Women, an Ongoing Celebration | Leah Warshawski: Filming Family, Finding Humanity

• Movie Maker: The Art and Business of Making Movies | Second Time’s Not the Charm: Even If Your First Film Found Success, Making Your Next Won’t Be Any Easier

• Women You Should Know | Filmmaker Captures Big Impact Of Inspiring Holocaust Survivor… Her Grandmother

• The Kansas City Star | Melinda Henneberger: ‘Big Sonia’ has some big lessons for right here, right now

• Cleveland.com | CIFF 2017: ‘Big Sonia’ tells story of Holocaust survivor who promotes peace

• The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle | ‘BIG SONIA’: Film tells survivor’s story and more

• New Day NW Today | BIG SONIA on New Day NW Today!

• Eye on Sun Valley | ‘Big Sonia’-Sun Valley Filmmakers Create Story of Strength in Remembering

• SVPN | Leah Warshawski and Todd Soliday: Big Sonia

• KCFilm | March Spotlight via KCFilm

• TedX Twin Falls | The Survival Generation

• Atlanta Jewish Times | AJFF: Unforgettable ‘Sonia’ Makes Big Impact

• Kveller | The Movie You Need to See About One of the Last Remaining Holocaust Survivors in Kansas City

• The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz | Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2017

• Cinema Buzz | Big Sonia Nominated for The Cinema Buzz Movie Trip Awards

• AARP | Big Sonia Nominated For Best Documentary in AARP Award

• The Hollywood Reporter | ‘Big Sonia’: Film Review | Napa Valley 2016

• Unpaid Film Critic | Big Sonia: Unpaid Film Critic

• The Film Stage: Your Spotlight on Cinema | Watch: A Holocaust Survivor Tells Her Story in Exclusive Clip From DOC NYC Premiere ‘Big Sonia’

• The New York Jewish Week | Heads Of The Tribe: The cycle of life, in all its richness, is on display at this year’s DOC-NYC fest.

• Times-Herald | November 3 Vallejo A&E Source: ‘Big Sonia’ in world premiere at Napa Film Fest

• Napa Valley Register | ‘Big Sonia’ – A Survivor’s Story Premieres at Film Festival

• Jewish in Seattle | Interview with Leah Warshawski

• KCTS | A Tiny Grandma Makes a Big Impact in ‘Big Sonia’

• Hadassah Magazine | Big Sonia: A Grandmother-Granddaughter Conversation

• Media-Inc | Washington State’s Most Influential Women In Film, TV and Media

• City Arts | Portrait of a Survivor

• IndieWire | EXCLUSIVE: Seattle International Film Festival Awards $50,000 Grants to Two Documentaries on Aging

• Kansas City Live | Regina and Sonia on KC Live

• KCUR 89.3 | KCUR Interview with Sonia Warshawski

• IndieSource | One of Our Own: Making a Doc About a Family Member

• Women You Should Know | Big Sonia: A Brave Holocaust Survivor Making A Huge Impact 70 Years Later

• IndieWire | 10 Things I Learned From Self-Distributing My First Documentary Film

• Closer Weekly | Big Sonia Finds Her Calling

• KUOW.ORG | Who Will Tell The Stories Of Holocaust Survivors After They’ve Gone?

• The Huffington Post | Spunky 89-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Will Keep Telling Her Story Until Bullying, Discrimination Stops

• IndieWire Project of the Month | BIG Wine for BIG Sonia

• HotDocs Forum | Big Sonia Invited to Pitch at HOT DOCS FORUM

• The Jewish Sound | 5 Women to Watch

• The Kansas City Star | Metcalf South Shopping Center to close

• IndieWire | IndieWire Project Of The Day

• NBC Action News | Holocaust survivor calls for government action to stop hate crimes

• USC Shoah Foundation Institute | Impact in Profile: Leah Warshawski

• Front Page: Kansas City Star | Holocaust survivor faces another loss as Metcalf South’s closing displaces her tailor shop

• Fox4News | Woman tasked with tough decision on what to do with her business

• The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle | Granddaughter’s film to document grandmother’s Shoah experience