"As my wife Martha and I went home under the starry skies we went home with a promise to do it."-Waitstill Sharp
Devon, PA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013
After seventeen ministers declined the Unitarian Association’s request for relief volunteers in Europe, Waitstill and Martha Sharp committed to the dangerous undertaking. They left their two young children in Wellesley, Massachusetts and traveled to Czechoslovakia at the onset of World War II in order to enable the clandestine transportation of refugees, they fought political and social blockades, broke laws in an effort to aid the imperiled individuals exit.
Of special note is the upcoming screening on Sunday, November 3rd, at 12:30 pm, when the Main Line Unitarian Church of Devon, PA will be screening the film. The Main Line Unitarian Church is located at 816 South Valley Forge Road in Devon, PA 19333. For more information please contact morgan(at)mluc(dot)org or call (610) 688-8332.
For more information on the Main Line Unitarian Church and its community please visit http://www.mluc.org.
Artemis Joukowsky, Director and grandson of the Sharps, is proud to present this remarkable story of courage, documenting the lives of Reverend Waitstill Sharp and his wife Martha. Told from their personal point of view, the film draws on their recorded interviews, letters and unpublished memoirs, and also includes interviews with children rescued and noted scholars.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. Founded in 2001, No Limits Media (NLM) is a multimedia development and production company dedicated to informing and entertaining the estimated 20% of the U.S. population that directly lives with a disability.
For more on the film please visit our website at http://www.twowhodared.com.