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Holocaust in Film 2023, Film #3: Above the Drowning Sea
Tuesday, January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Sidewalk Film Center & Cinema
Facilitator: Michele Forman$5
- Join us for the 10th annual film series, Holocaust in Film.
- Stay tuned after the screening for a discussion of the film led by local film director, producer, and historian, Michele Forman.
- Free popcorn is provided for all attendees.
- Tickets are $5.
A documentary about Jewish refugees from Nazi Europe who, at a time when all doors were closed to them, found sanctuary in Shanghai, thanks to the intervention of Chinese diplomat Ho Feng Shan who as Chinese consul in Vienna defied the Nazis and his own government by issuing travel visas to the desperate refugees. The film tells the story from the point of view of the refugees and the Chinese people who sheltered them. In light of today’s refugee crisis, an inspiring poetic tale about two peoples who found common cause and dignity in a world in chaos.
Parking Garage at the Pizitz Building
The Pizitz Parking Deck entrance is located on the corner of 1st Avenue North & 18th Street North.
Parking Rates (cash or credit card):
0-2 hours FREE
2-3 hours $5
3-4 hours $10
Street parking is free after 6pm.