Join the Consulate-General of Japan in Miami, Florida Gulf Coast University, and FGCU’s Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies for a special film screening of “Persona Non Grata” on Thursday, March 30 at FGCU’s Cohen Center in room 214. The screening is free and open to the public.
“Persona Non Grata” tells the story of Chiune Sugihara, commonly referred to as “Japan’s Schindler.” Sugihara served as a Japanese Consul in Lithuania during World War II and saved the lives of thousands of Jews by issuing them transit visas, helping them flee from danger.
“Persona Non Grata” is 139 minutes in length. The film is in Japanese with English subtitles. Seating is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
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