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Film & Touring Exhibit: REFUSENIK and “Power of Protest”
Apr 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm$5 – $10
REFUSENIK (SJFF 2008), the first retrospective documentary about the 30-year human rights campaign to liberate Soviet Jews from behind the Iron Curtain, screens alongside a new touring exhibit on display at Hillel UW. “Power of Protest: The Movement to Free Soviet Jews,” a new touring exhibit created by the National Museum of American Jewish History, explores the significance of this dramatic, risky, and emotionally fraught social justice movement. Also on view is a local companion exhibit, curated by Washington State Jewish Historical Societyand co-presented by Hillel UW, exploring Soviet Jews who came to Washington state. Arrive early before the film to view both exhibits on display March 12 – April 29 (check viewing hours online).
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