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Jewish Film Festival: Disobedience

  • The Community School 1 Community School Dr Sun Valley, ID 83353 (map)

Join us for the WRJC's second annual Jewish Film Festival! Tonight's film is Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Story.

This movie tells the remarkable true story of a Portuguese Diplomat stationed in France during WWII who defied Salazar, the Prime Minister of Portugal, by giving thousands of visas to Jews and others. 

Special guest Harry Oestreicher will be speaking at the conclusion of the film. Harry is the grandson of one of the visa recipients and is on the Board of the Foundation of Sousa Mendes. He has spoken at numerous other film festivals. 

Earlier Event: May 22
Discussion with Rose Beal