The Voyage of the St. Louis

In May 1939, the German liner St. Louis sailed from Hamburg, Germany, to Havana, Cuba, carrying 937 passengers, almost all Jewish refugees. The Cuban government refused to allow the ship to land, and the United States and Canada were unwilling to admit the passengers. The St. Louis passengers were finally permitted to land in western European countries rather than return to Nazi Germany. 254 St. Louis passengers were killed in the Holocaust. (From https://encyclopedia.ushmm.org/content/en/article/voyage-of-the-st-louis )

Year:
1995
Length:
52 minutes
Country:
Director:
Maziar Bahari

Shown at

  1. Toronto Jewish Film Festival - 2019

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