FILM | "Persona Non Grata"

Date:
Time:
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location:
Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St.
Amherst, MA 01002

 

 

Persona Non GrataChiune 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
Yiddish Book Center and Springfield JCC Members | $6
General Admission | $8

Co-sponsored by the Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival.


Film provided by Seventh Art Releasing, www.7thart.com.

PLEASE NOTE: Lineup is subject to change. All ticket sales are final, we cannot accommodate refunds or exchanges.