Community Events

A Film Screening of “Sugihara Survivors” and Panel Discussion with Director Junichi Kajioka

July 29, 2019

Broadway Performance Hall

1625 Broadway

Seattle, WA 98122

5:45 PM    Doors Open (refreshments served)

6:30 – 7:45        “Sugihara Survivors” and panel discussion

8:00 – 10:20 PM     “Persona Non Grata”

Chiune 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.