ICE WARRIORS, an action-packed one hour documentary, went behind the scenes to profile the accomplishments of the elite competitors who made up the 2014 U.S. Paralympics Sled Hockey Team.
ICE WARRIORS was named the best documentary of the 2014 by the Savannah Film Festival and one of the six best sports films of that same year by Sports Illustrated magazine.
No Limits Media provided funding for this documentary, see the credit page at www.pbs.org
The film is premiering on PBS on September 20, 2016, 9:00 pm (check local listings).
Artemis A. W. Joukowsky, III
Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War
“DEFYING THE NAZIS: THE SHARPS’ WAR”
A NEW FILM BY KEN BURNS & ARTEMIS JOUKOWSKY
TO AIR ON PBS SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
Documentary Tells Untold Story of American Husband and Wife Who Spent Nearly Two Years on Life-Threatening Missions in Europe to Save Refugees and Dissidents from Nazi Occupation
The United States Memorial Holocaust Museum and Unitarian Universalist Association Partner on Screenings and Community Engagement Programs
Read more at www.defyingthenazis.org
DEFYING THE NAZIS: THE SHARPS’ WAR recounts the story of a daring rescue mission that occurred on the precipice of World War II. It tells the previously untold account of Waitstill and Martha Sharp, an American minister and his wife from Wellesley, Massachusetts, who left their children behind in the care of their parish and boldly committed to a life-threatening mission in Europe. Over two dangerous years they helped save scores of imperiled Jews and refugees fleeing the Nazi occupation across Europe.
The film is a 90 minute documentary that airs on September 20th 2016 at 9 p.m.