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Film: “Persona Non Grata”

Presented by Yiddish Book Center at Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Jul 28 2019
Film: “Persona Non Grata”

As WWII begins, hordes of Jewish refugees flee to Lithuania. In search of transit visas, they turn to a Japanese diplomat who is torn between his loyalty to his country and his loyalty to mankind.

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.

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$4 - $8

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Yiddish Book Center

1021 West Street, Amherst, MA 01002

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    • Assisted Listening System
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