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  • ‘Aristides – the Outcast Hero’ Premieres 1/27

    ‘Aristides – the Outcast Hero’ tells the little know story of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, the Portuguese consul in Bordeaux in 1940, who disobeyed his fascist government and issued some 30,000 visas to refugees fleeing Nazi persecution. By cleverly exploiting treaties between Portugal and Spain, Aristides de Sousa Mendes forced open an escape route out [...]