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Two Who Dared Documentary is Launched at Multiple Venues Across the Country this Weekend.

By StudentFilmmakers.com
posted Apr 2, 2013, 16:42

The documentary Two Who Dared: The Sharps’ War will be shown in venues across the country in the next few weeks, starting in the next few days. Two Who Dared tells the story of a Unitarian minister, Waitstill Sharp and his wife Martha who, just days prior to the Nazi invasion of Czechoslovakia, left their young children in Wellesley, Massachusetts to help save thousands being persecuted in Eastern Europe.

Who were these American heroes? What drove their willingness to put the well being of strangers over that of themselves and their family? What would you dare to do in order to help just one other person?

Upcoming screenings include:

Thursday, April 4th at 7 pm:
Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego,
4190 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92103
Being shown for their “Our Peace & Democracy Action” Group
Website: http://www.firstuusandiego.org

Saturday, April 6th at 7 pm:
Unitarian Universalist Congregation in McHenry
5603 Bull Valley Road,
McHenry, IL 60050
Website: http://joomla.uucofwoodstock.org

Saturday, April 6th at 7:30 pm
Unitarian Church in Westport
10 Lyons Plains Road,
Westport, CT 06880
Website: http://uuwestport.org

Saturday, April 6th at 8 pm & Sunday, April 7th at 12:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church in Cherry Hill
401 North Kings Highway,
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Website: http://uucch.org

In February 1939, Waitstill Sharp, a young Unitarian minister from Boston, and his wife Martha left for Czechoslovakia on a refugee mission. The Unitarian church was already a step in front of the Nazis, having set up a secretive network of volunteers and agencies to secure the safe passage of both Jews and non-Jews out of Prague. The task became even more difficult when on March 15, 1939 the Nazis entered Prague. For the next five months, the Sharps continued their work undaunted by the presence of the Gestapo and the possibility that they would be arrested or killed. In August 1939, the couple left Prague and headed back to the United States, barely escaping arrest.

Only 10 months later, the Sharps returned to Europe on their second mission, setting up a refugee office in Lisbon, Portugal. Eventually, they made their way to Nazi-controlled France, to find ways to help refugees escape. In an elaborate plan, the Sharps helped a renowned German-Jewish author, Lion Feuchtwanger, and his wife escape to New York via Spain. Finally, in December 1940, after rescuing a plethora of people from the horrors of Nazi persecution, Waitstill and Martha Sharp returned to the United States. Following the war, Martha Sharp remained very active in efforts to assist the Jews around the world and the establishment of Israel.

This remarkable story of courage, documenting the lives of Reverend Waitstill Sharp and his wife Martha is told from the point of view of Martha and Waitstill, drawing on their recorded interviews, letters and unpublished memoirs. The film also includes interviews with children rescued and noted scholars.

Two Who Dared: The Sharps' War is a project of No Limits Media, Inc., a 501 (c) (3) organization.

Resources:

http://www.twowhodared.com

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