News & Updates

  • 12/07/2016 Big Sonia wins best documentary feature at Napa Film Festival

    Big Sonia, produced and directed by filmmaker Leah Warshawski, was recently screened at the Napa Film Festival where it  received Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature as well as the Audience Award for Favorite Documentary Feature. In it’s review, The Hollywood Reporter states “Engaging and thoughtful, the winner of the Napa Valley Film Festival’s top documentary prize would be a strong addition to nonfiction lineups on the festival circuit and the small screen, as well as in niche theatrical settings.” Read the rest of the review here.

  • 11/15/2016 Big Sonia featured at DOC NYC

    Leah Warshawski’s Big Sonia is being featured at the DOC NYC, the largest film festival that features nonfiction films. The Jewish Week praises Sonia as “one of the most appealing figures on screen at this year’s excellent DOC-NYC festival”. Read more of The Jewish Week’s review of Big Sonia here.

  • Logging and Landslides

    What is the underlying cause of a landslide? David Montgomery explores this question as well as the role that logging may or may not have in landslides in a recent story with Public News Story, The Conflict Between Landslides and Logging”.

  • 10/03/2016 Leah Warshawski highlighted in JEWISH IN SEATTLE Magazine

    Leah Warshawski discusses her film Big Sonia, the inspiration behind it and what’s next in the latest issue of Jewish in Seattle. You can check out the interview here.