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Sugihara survivors : Jewish and Japanese, past and present / a film by Junichi Kajioka.

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    "Fleeing from Nazi occupied Europe, thousands of Jewish refugees were able to escape by train across Russia and then by boat to Japan. This was due to a Japanese diplomat, Chiune Sugihara, working in Lithuania who issued transit visas contrary to his government's instructions. Many years later a Japanese writer, Akira Kitade, inherits a photo album with pictures of some of these refugees. He sets out on a mission to discover what became of these refugees. We follow him on his journey from Japan to the USA. The film features interviews with some of the "Sugihara Survivors" and their families" --Container.
    Variant Title
    Sugihara survivors : Jewish and Japanese, past and future
    Format
    Video
    Published
    Los Angles, CA : Seventh Art Releasing, [2019]
    Locale
    Japan
    Lithuania
    Other Authors/Editors
    Kajioka, Junichi, film producer, screenwriter, film director.
    Kitade, Akira, 1944- on-screen participant.
    Leon, Masha, on-screen participant.
    Fishoff, Benjamin, on-screen participant.
    Smoller, Sylvia, on-screen participant.
    Tokayer, Marvin, 1936- on-screen participant.
    Crawley, Judith, on-screen participant.
    Kusaka, Sumio, on-screen participant.
    Loewenberg, Shira, on-screen participant.
    Melamed, Leo, on-screen participant.
    Reed, David, on-screen participant.
    Reed, Deborah, on-screen participant.
    Reed, Shelley, on-screen participant.
    Fukuoka, Yasuhiko, composer (expression).
    Notes
    Title from container, disc.
    Originally released as a documentary film in 2017.
    "Authorized for educational use" --Container.
    Music by Yasuhiko Fukuoka.
    Akira Kitade, Masha Leon, Benjamin Fishoff, Sylvia Smoller, Marvin Tokayer, Judith Crawley, Sumio Kusaka, Shira Loewenberg, Leo Melamed, David Reed, Deborah Reed, Shelley Reed.
    In English and Japanese with English subtitles.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English Japanese
    Physical Description
    1 videodisc (25 min.) : sound, color, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.

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