“A Promise to my Father” and “Maggie’s War” both recognized.
Kingston, RI-July 3, 2013-The Indie Fest International Film festival
(theindiefest.com) has recognized the Rhode Island based World War II
Foundation with two awards in their most recent international film competition.
The World War II Foundation’s “A Promise to my Father”, which chronicles the
personal journey in Europe of Holocaust survivor Israel Arbeiter, was given an
Award of Excellence by the judges in the script/writer category (Tim Gray).
Maggie’s War, the story of legendary 82nd Airborne veteran James “Maggie”
Megellas was awarded a Merit award in the short documentary film (under onehour)
category of the festival (Tim Gray, Producer and Jim Karpeichik, Director
The Indie Fest is a showcase for cinematic gems and unique voices. It is a userfriendly
competition. Indie awards go to those filmmakers, actors, producers and
members of the creative team who create fresh, standout films, television
programs, compelling documentaries and new media.
The Indie is a top-tier, international awards competition. Entries come from all
over the world including Argentina, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bermuda,
Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland,
France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait,
Lebanon, Malta, Martinique, México, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru,
Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden,
Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Arab Emirates,
United Kingdom and the United States.