Conspiracy of Kindness

6:00-7:30 Film Screening of the documentary “Sugihara: Conspiracy of Silence”. [Vancouver Maritime Museum]. One of the most compelling and inspirational stories coming out of World War II tells of the extraordinary courage and compassion of Chiune Sugihara. In the face of the Nazi onslaught, this modest diplomat saved thousands of lives by using his authority to rescue fleeing Jewish refugees. This remarkable documentary chronicles the life of Sugihara and the litte-known relationship between the Japanese and Jews in the 1930s and 40s.