I am sharing some exciting news with you , the Safe Haven: The Warsaw Zoo has been released the kids and I had the privilege of watching this unbelievable movie. I highly recommend it to anyone who has the chance.
YOu can also read about it here.
Globaldreamers is also being featured on their site.
We feel honored and privileged. Our 2009 unit is already on the Holocaust site and we invite educators to join us and send materials.
We are still working on our annual peace project and I want to thank the many schools who have participated and are still sending materials. It is truly beautiful.
We are also asking people to send pics for spring and thank the ones who already have sent beautiful pics from around the world.
Wishing everyone the best and keep in touch.
Israeli Students React To Safe Haven
Less than two weeks after its release, Safe Haven: The Warsaw Zoo has attracted the interest of several international film festivals, television programmers, and Israeli school-children.
"Thanks to Marsha Goren, the film's Education Outreach coordinator in Israel, students are already watching the film in their classrooms," said Richard Lester, executive producer of Blue Heron International Pictures. "In fact, we have received all sorts of e-mail from them enthusiastically endorsing the film."
The student letters, along with their photos, have been posted on the Global Dreamers page on the company website at www.blueheronpix.com .
"I love those letters," said award-winning director Gary Lester. "You can tell that the thoughts expressed in them came from the heart."
"Next month, thanks to producer Alex Ringer, the film will be broadcast on national television in Israel with Hebrew sub-titles," said Lester.
Israeli television will also be re-broadcasting Lester's first Holocaust documentary, Deliver Us From Evil, which recently won a Crystal Reel Award from the Florida Motion Picture & Television Asociation.
Safe Haven veteran producer Feliks Pastusiak reports from Warsaw that the film also received a warm welcome from Ryszard and Teresa Zabinski, the two children of the heroic zoo-keepers.
The film's trailer is currently running on The Internet Movie Data Base at www.imdb.com, where it has already attracted three million viewers.