The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler(2009)
Writers: John Kent Harrison, Larry Spagnola, Anna Mieszkowska (book)
Story: The story of Irena Sendler, a social worker who was part of the Polish underground during World War II and was arrested by the Nazis for saving the lives of nearly 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw ghetto.
Awards: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 6 nominations.
Did you know: This film's closing epilogue states: "Irena and Stefan were married in 1947. Sendler saved 2,500 Jewish children during the Holocaust. In 2007 she was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Irena died in Warsaw, Poland in May, 2008. She was 98 years old."