Hope After Hate

Most of us cannot imagine the sheer impact of being a Holocaust survivor, and everything that one must've endured. Between the senseless violence, hatred, and bigotry, it's hard to grasp that something of that scale happened less than 100 years ago. And it is the hatred and bigotry we see today that we must stand up against!

   We are embarking on a journey to tell the story of Moniek, a survivor who was just a young boy at the time of the Holocaust. This will be done through two projects: an interactive virtual reality experience and separately, an interactive stage play. From October 4th to the 13th we will be in Poland and Germany to capture as much as we can, through 360 degree cameras, drones, and handheld cameras. We will tell the story of what Moniek had to go through and share it with you. You will literally be able to put on a virtual reality headset and be in the same attic where he was hiding from Nazi's or be in the same concentration camp he had to endure, and interact with your surroundings. In addition, our play will take you into his world and will literally surround you, with the actor interacting with YOU. And it is through these projects, that we believe we can help fight against the hate and bigotry that occurs today, by using the stories and lessons of the past. And to make you feel like you have a voice and can stand up.

   Your funding will help us with the costs of equipment and post production on this extraordinary learning tool that may be used by the youth of today in classrooms, and by people of every age. We do not have a certain deadline at the moment as we are currently in the production stage, however any bit will help us to get to the next stage of production.

   Take a look at our video and it would mean the world to us if you could help in any way!


  • Christine Carleton 
    • $100 
    • 22 d
  • John R Pancoast 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Eric Detzel 
    • $40 
    • 1 mo
  • Alon Frank 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • Roberta Janesch 
    • $80 
    • 8 mos
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Skylar Heizer 
Cincinnati, OH
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