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Actor and philanthropist Rainn Wilson, as featured in “The Gate: Dawn of the Bahá’í Faith.” Photo submitted by Spring Green Films
Erin Yarnall, Contributing Editor
4:06 am CDT July 3, 2018

When Highland Park resident Steve Sarowitz declared as a member of the Bahá’í faith, he didn’t think he’d ever be making a film about the faith.

He didn’t even work in the film industry.

But three days after he declared, his friend, a fellow Bahá’í, told him he should make a movie about the faith. 

“What I told [my friend] is I wanted to retire in a couple of years and just teach the faith,” Sarowitz said. “I’m very passionate about the Bahá’í faith.