The dramatic escape of thousands of European Jews to Shanghai, who found safe harbor from the Nazi menace, due to the bravery and daring of the Chinese Consul in Vienna who defied his own government and the Gestapo by issuing visas to the refugees, is revealed in this affecting story of heroism and humanity.
Hollywood legends Gregory Peck and Laurence Olivier face off in a sinister plot to rekindle the Third Reich, in this ‘70s paranoia-fueled, sci-fi thriller about a conspiracy to clone Hitler and unleash a campaign of global terror, a chilling adaptation of Ira Levin’s book. With a scenery-chewing portrayal by Peck as Dr. Josef Mengele, this received Academy Award nominations for Olivier, Best Editing and composer Jerry Goldsmith’s ominous score.
Classic Film Series
The overlooked story of Jewish refugees who evaded Nazi capture by finding safety in tropical Havana, is vividly brought to life in this account of trauma and escape set against an exotic and unfamiliar paradise.
CUBA’S FORGOTTEN JEWELS: A HAVEN IN HAVANA will screen with IOM ROMÌ.
This little-known story of Jewish teens and young adults who outlasted the Third Reich while hiding in Berlin, comes emotionally and vividly to life through an unusual hybrid docu-drama technique, to offer a powerful, uplifting message of resilience and courage.