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Yiddish Book Center, a Film

July 28 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

“Persona Non Grata”

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.

Japan, Poland, USA, 2015, 139 mins., directed by Cellin Gluck, English, Japanese with English subtitles

COST:
Student | $4
Member | $6
General Admission | $8

Details

Date:
July 28
Time:
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Venue

Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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Phone:
(413) 256.4900
Website:
www.yiddishbookcenter.org/