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Big Sonia / Inflatable Film & Argot Pictures present ; in association with SIFF/True Productions & Women You Should Fund & BVWE ; directed by Leah Warshawski & Todd Soliday ; produced by Leah Warshawski.

Warshawski, Leah, (film director.). Soliday, Todd, (film director.). Warshawski, Sonia. (Added Author). Passion River Films, (publisher.). Sonia Warshawski. (Cast).

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Summary:

In the last store in a defunct shopping mall, 91-year-old Sonia Warshawski, great-grandmother, businesswoman, and Holocaust survivor, runs the tailor shop she's owned for more than 30 years. But when she's served an eviction notice, the specter of retirement prompts Sonia to resist her harrowing past as a refugee and witness to genocide. A poignant story of generational trauma and healing, the film also also offers a laugh-out-loud-funny portrait of the power of love to triumph over bigotry.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 940.53 BIG DVD (Text) 37814003054252 STORAGE - AUDIOVISUAL DVD System_Only_3months 04/20/2021 In process -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Metuchen, New Jersey] : Passion River Films, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc label.
Originally released in 2016.
Participant or Performer Note:
Sonia Warshawski.
Summary, etc.:
In the last store in a defunct shopping mall, 91-year-old Sonia Warshawski, great-grandmother, businesswoman, and Holocaust survivor, runs the tailor shop she's owned for more than 30 years. But when she's served an eviction notice, the specter of retirement prompts Sonia to resist her harrowing past as a refugee and witness to genocide. A poignant story of generational trauma and healing, the film also also offers a laugh-out-loud-funny portrait of the power of love to triumph over bigotry.
System Details Note:
DVD.
Subject: Warshawski, Sonia.
Holocaust survivors > Poland > Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Poland > Personal narratives.
Genre: Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films
Personal narratives.
Summary: In the last store in a defunct shopping mall, 91-year-old Sonia Warshawski, great-grandmother, businesswoman, and Holocaust survivor, runs the tailor shop she's owned for more than 30 years. But when she's served an eviction notice, the specter of retirement prompts Sonia to resist her harrowing past as a refugee and witness to genocide. A poignant story of generational trauma and healing, the film also also offers a laugh-out-loud-funny portrait of the power of love to triumph over bigotry.

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