US Film to Tell Story of Bulgarian Jews' Rescue in WW IICulture | March 14, 2011, Monday // 15:38| views
Prominent Israeli historian and politician Prof. Mihael Bar-Zohar, has written a screenplay about the rescue of Bulgarian Jews from Nazi concentration camps. Photo by Sofia Photo Agency
Prominent Israeli historian and politician Prof. Mihael Bar-Zohar, says he is working on securing the American filming and movie stars' participation to tell the story of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews during World War II.
Bar-Zohar, who is on a visit to Bulgaria, made the statement for the media Monday, after the conclusion of his meeting with the Speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament, Tsetska Tsacheva.
The Professor said he knew Tsacheva for over a year now and is convinced of her commitment to Bulgarian Jews history, adding their rescue is Bulgaria's unique contribution to humanity.
The historian has Bulgarian origins and has written a book and produced a documentary on the subject, but is now determined to carry out his idea about a movie as the only way for millions of people to learn about the rescue of Bulgarian Jews from Nazi concentration camps.
Bar-Zohar informed the screenplay is finished. He wants to movie to be filmed in Bulgaria, but produced by Americans in order to attract more viewers.
"We have all characters and a fantastic story line. I am now preoccupied with the effort to secure the financing," the Professor said.
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