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Above the Drowning Sea
Dirs. Nicola Zavaglia & René Balcer. USA. 2017. 88 min.
Above the Drowning Sea is a poignant documentary that tells the story of Jewish refugees from Nazi-occupied Europe who found sanctuary in Shanghai, thanks to the intervention of the Chinese consul in Vienna, Ho Feng Shan.Following the film screening, join a conversation with the directors join a conversation with the directors Rene Balcer and Nicola Zavaglia.