Anti-Fascism Film From 1947 Going Viral

After the Tragedy at Charlottesville Rally

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Russia Pressed to Release Documents

Wallenberg Family Files Lawsuit Against FSB

Family of Swedish war hero Raoul Wallenberg, including Wallenberg’s niece (pictured above) filed a lawsuit in a Moscow court against Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB), seeking access to uncensored documents which they say could provide clues to Wallenberg's fate. RWCFI Board Members express hope that new information will be uncovered and are currently exploring how to include this new development in the documentary film “Rescuing Raoul Wallenberg”.

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New Board Member Joins the RWCFI Team

Introducing Elba Cruz

RWCFI introduces new Board Member Elba Cruz. Elba Cruz has dedicated her life and career to helping children and families in need of support. She served as a social worker for the City of Hartford  Health and Human Services Department for more than 25 years and is a founding member and officer of the Hartford Multinational Lions Club. She serves on the Board of Directors for Jewish Family Services of Greater Hartford, the Hispanic Health Council, and is a Village for Families and Children Corporator.

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RWCFI Makes Donation to Flint, Michigan

In Wake of Flint Water Crisis

The RWCFI worked with the IDA Institute to organize the donation of ten full Infant and Toddler Developmental Assessment (IDA) kits to the Flint Michigan Birth to Three special education program. The IDA will be used to evaluate and monitor the developmental status and progress of Flint children affected by their lead exposure.

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Student Video on Genocide

High School Project Inspired by "Rescuing Raoul Wallenberg"

High school student Olivia Pruett, while studying Holocaust history, learned about

Raoul Wallenberg and his heroic work in Budapest during World War II. She prepared

a report on Wallenberg with comparisons to genocide in today’s world. Her interest in

the relevance of both Wallenberg's and Sonnenfeld's stories to the question of what

one single person can do in the face of genocide inspired her to create a short video

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Sonja Sonnenfeld Speaks

"Rescuing Raoul Wallenberg" - Sonja Sonnenfeld's Story

During the Pre-Production phase of the documentary "Rescuing Raoul Wallenberg",

more than 100 hours of HD footage were collected, revealing the life story of Sonja

Sonnenfeld. Well into her late nineties, Sonja continued speaking to German students

about her experiences during the holocaust and her work to free Wallenberg from Russia.


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Dr. Kyle Pruett Joins Project

Exciting New Project Advisor

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RWCFI Promotional Campaign

"Rescuing Raoul Wallenberg" Pre-Production Progress

-Full Documentary Proposal Released

-Short Overview Presentation Video Edited and Available Online

-Outreach Effort Underway to Reach New Project Advisors and Ideal Interview Candidates

-Fundraising for "Rescuing Raoul Wallenberg" Production Phase with New RWCFI Website


The following presentation highlights footage collected during Research and Development:

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