4.1 Miles – The New York Times 

By Daphne Matziaraki This film shows that crucial moment between life and death, where regardless of political beliefs, fears or preparation, some people will go beyond themselves to save a stranger. A coast guard captain on a small Greek island is suddenly charged with saving thousands of refugees from drowning at sea. Source: 4.1 Miles

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Would You Hide a Jew From the Nazis? – The New York Times

Nick Kristof reminds us that in 1938, many Americans and Europeans said the same things about Jewish refugees that Donald Trump and Marie Le Pen are saying about Syrian refugees. (They're lying.) In New York City (where a bomb injured 29 people last night) world leaders are meeting for two days to discuss how to deal with a global refugee crisis worse than that of WWII. As today’s leaders gather for their summit sessions, they should remember that history eventually sides with those who help refugees, not with those who vilify them. Source: Would You Hide a Jew From the Nazis? - The New York Times This is the trailer for Ken Burns's new film, Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War, which Nick writes about:

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