Defying the Nazis:The Sharps' War
This screening is cosponsored by the
Dallas Peace & Justice Center
Co-directed by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky, this film documents a little-known but important mission by an American Unitarian minister and his wife to rescue refugees and dissidents in Europe before and after the start of World War II. Yad Vashem, Israel's official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust, named the Sharps Righteous among the Nations, only the second and third Americans to receive this honor.
You can view the trailer here: