Jewish Film Festival Freeview

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Presented by Flint Jewish Federation and Flint Institute of Arts at Flint Institute of Arts, Flint MI

Apr 24
Jewish Film Festival Freeview

Free showing of the documentary, Above the Drowning Sea, the story of Jewish refugees fleeing the Holocaust to Shanghai. Part of the 2019 Karen Schneider Jewish Film Festival.

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As Hitler’s forces sought to expel the Jews from Europe, no other country would open its doors to the refugees. Their lives at stake, the refugees desperately looked for an escape from the coming Holocaust.

Then, a door opened on the east coast of far-away China, in Shanghai, an “open city” itself in chaos from foreign invasion and civil war. But getting there required a “golden” document to get out of Nazi Europe – a visa from China.

Above the Drowning Sea recounts the courageous

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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

Contact: 810 767-5922

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LOCATION

Flint Institute of Arts

1120 E. Kearsley, Flint, MI 48503

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PARKING INFO

Free parking is available on both the North and South entrances of the building. Overflow parking is available using Flint Central High School’s parking lot, adjacent to the South end of the FIA. Click here for directions.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access

Wheelchairs
The entire Institute is wheelchair accessible through both North and South entrances, and an elevator is located near the first floor restrooms. Wheelchairs are available to use free of

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