July 29th, 2019 | Free admission | Broadway Performance Hall: 1625 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122 | RSVP
The Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle and the Holocaust Center for Humanity present:
A film screening of Sugihara Survivors and panel discussion with award-winning director Junichi Kajioka, followed by a screening of the film Persona Non Grata.
5:45pm | Doors Open (refreshments served)
6:30-745pm | Short film Sugihara Survivors and Panel Discussion
8:00-10:20pm | Persona Non Grata Film Screening
Chinue Sugihara served as Vice Consul for the Japanese government in Kaunas, Lithuania. During the Second World War, Sugihara helped some six thousand Jews flee Europe by issuing visas to them so that they could travel through Japanese territory, risking his job and his family's lives.
Additional support provided by the City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture.