Silicon Valley Asian Pacific FilmFest

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Saturday, April 29, 2017
Venue: Camera 3
Time: 2:00 pm

Persona Non Grata: The Story of Chiune Sugihara  
Cellin Gluck / Japan / Drama & Biography / 2015 / 139 mins


Based on the true story of Chiune Sugihara, known as the Schindler of Japan, this film recounts the life story of a Japanese diplomat in Lithuania who issued
more than 2,000 visas to Jewish refugees. His decision to go against his countrys policies saved more than 6,000 lives. The film follows his early life in Manchuria
to his eventual posting in Kaunas, Lithuania.