Sharon Roggio


"1946: The Mistranslation that Shifted Culture"

Sharon “Rocky” Roggio is a film producer and director living in Los Angeles, CA. She has been a member of three IATSE unions nationwide and has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications with a focus in Radio, Television and Film. Her background includes large budget physical production on award winning shows and films such as House of Cards, Parks and Recreation, W/ Bob and David, Whip It and Red Dawn. In 2016, Roggio associate produced and production designed GOOK, a feature film that premiered at Sundance in 2017 and won the Audience Award in the Next Category. When she heard about the 1946 mistranslation in the Bible back in 2018, Roggio immediately quit all her other endeavors and focused all her time, money and resources on producing and creating this documentary. 1946 is Roggio’s directorial debut.

Participating Sessions

Film Screening: 1946: The Mistranslation that Shifted Culture

Seeking to uncover the origins of the rabid homophobia of the conservative church, a gay seminary scholar and a straight activist make a shocking discovery: In 1946 an erroneous translation of the term homosexual in the Bible that has been weaponized against the LGBTQIA+ community ever since.