Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Story

In June 1940, when Nazi troops invaded France, an amazing rescue operation sprang into being. One man, on his own, defying the direct orders of his government, chose to grant visas out of Occupied France to an estimated 30,000 refugees including around 10,000 Jews. This remarkable true story has been described by historians as ‘the largest rescue action by a single individual during the Holocaust.’  The man was Aristides de Sousa Mendes, the Portuguese Consul in Bordeaux… From: http://sousamendesfilm.com/

Joël Santoni

Shown at

  1. 11th Annual JCC Rockland International Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  2. 13th Annual Temple Emanu-El Kirk Cashmere Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  3. 16th Annual Jewish Film Festival of Grand Rapids - 2014
  4. 18th Annual Jewish Film Festival of Dallas - 2014
  5. 24th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  6. 9th Annual Houston Jewish Film Festival - 2013
  7. Annual Northern Virginia International Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  8. Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  9. DPJCC's 14th Annual Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  10. Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  11. JCMI Film Festival - 2014
  12. Jewish Arts and Film Festival of Fairfield County - 2017
  13. New Hampshire Jewish Film Festival - 2013
  14. Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  15. Sarasota-Manatee Israel Film Festival - 2014
  16. Tucson International Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  17. Vancouver Jewish Film Festival - 2020
  18. Winnipeg International Jewish Film Festival - 2014

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