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Film: “Persona Non Grata”

Date:

July 28th, 2019.

Time:

1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Category:

Arts

Location:

Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West Street, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002

Contact:

413-256-4900, programs@yiddishbookcenter.org

Website:

http://support.yiddishbookcenter.org/site/Calendar?id=7886&view=Detail

Chiune Sugihara is a Japanese diplomat posted in Lithuania. He is also a world-class spy. In Lithuania he and his partner, Pesh, gather intelligence on European affairs. As WWII begins and Germany invades Poland, hordes of Jewish refugees flee to Lithuania. In search of transit visas, they turn to Sugihara who is torn between his loyalty to his country and his loyalty to mankind.

 

For more information and to purchase tickets: http://support.yiddishbookcenter.org/site/Calendar?id=7886&view=Detail
$4 - $8