Film exposes a dark era

“Complicit,” a 2013 documentary about why the Roosevelt administration denied safe haven to hundreds of Jewish refugees, will screen at 7:30 p.m. Mon., Oct. 15 at Westlake Village Cinema, 4711 Lakeview Canyon Road.
In 1939, the SS St. Louis left Germany and set sail for North America. Among the ocean liner’s passengers were more than 900 Jews attempting to escape Nazi persecution and gain entry into the United States through Cuba. But upon arrival the ship and the passengers were denied entry.

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