The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation (IRWF) is proud to announce a new Documentary Film about Raoul Wallenberg and to be the fiscal sponsor.
New York Times bestselling author John U. Bacon and two-time Emmy Award winning Producer Brian Mait are joining forces with Director Brad Rothschild and Executive Producer Alex Ruthizer to tell the larger than life story of Raoul Wallenberg, the young heroic Swedish, who in 1944 left his life of luxury to volunteer for a dangerous mission to save 100,000 Hungarian Jews from certain death.
This film will revive and preserve the legacy of Raoul Wallenberg and the purpose of this feature-length documentary film is to tell the larger than life story. The film will focus on his short life, time in America at the University of Michigan, his heroic and selfless action and his tragic disappearance into the Soviet gulag.
The filmmakers will conduct research and film interviews in the U.S. and in Hungary, Sweden, Russia and Israel, as the film will also attempt to shed light on Wallenberg’s fate, an unsolved mystery for nearly 70 years.
The production is in the principal photography stage, and it is planned to be released for early 2015. Please find more information about this production at www.wallenbergfilm.com
Donations: Donors wishing to preserve Wallenberg’s legacy through this film are asked to make a 100% tax-deductible charitable donation to The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, the film’s fundraising partner and a New York-based 501c(3).