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KC Holocaust survivor is the subject of film “Big Sonia”

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"Big Sonia" is featured at the Glenwood Arts Theater


In the last store in a defunct shopping mall, 91-year-old Sonia Warshawski – great-grandmother, businesswoman, and Holocaust survivor – ran the tailor shop she’d owned for more than thirty years. But when she’s served an eviction notice, the specter of retirement prompts Sonia to revisit her harrowing past as a refugee and witness to genocide. A poignant story of generational trauma and healing, BIG SONIA also offers a laugh-out-loud-funny portrait of the power of love to triumph over bigotry, and the power of truth-telling to heal us all.

Watch the Trailer

Locations and Showtimes

  • Glenwood Arts

    TICKETS ON SALE NOW! OVER 1000 advance tickets sold!
    GROUP TICKETS (20 or more) ARE AVAILABLE-email a request
    Directors Todd Soliday, Leah Warshawski and Sonia will attend Q/A shows.
    SHOWTIMES FOR December 1-7th
    Friday 12:00, 2:30, 5:00, (7:30 with Q/A)
    Saturday 11:45 (2:10 with Q/A), 5:15, ( 7:45 with Q/A)
    Sunday 11:45, (2:10 with Q/A), 5:15
    Monday-Thursday 1:00, 4:00, 7:00

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