Currently in distribution:


50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus


In the spring of 1939, Gil and Eleanor Kraus set out on an improbable plan to rescue fifty children from Nazi-controlled Vienna.  Their unlikely mission would turn an ordinary American couple into extraordinary heroes. Their incredible story has never been told ... until now.


Premiering on HBO, 50 Children received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Historical Programming. In addition to its HBO broadcasts, the film has played at festivals and other venues across the United States and abroad.

Currently in production:


Holy Secrets: The Vatican, the Americans

and the Holocaust


Decades after the horrors of the Holocaust, a debate still rages over the Vatican’s actions – or lack of them – during that dark era. But the Holy See still clings to secrecy even as it considers sainthood for one of the most controversial popes in history.


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