Strangers on the Praia: Refugees and Resistance in Wartime Macao

Paul French weaves together the stories of those Jewish refugees who moved on from wartime Shanghai to seek a possible route to freedom via the Portuguese colony.

by Paul French, 04 August 2020

Interview: 'Above the Drowning Sea' Director René Balcer

We interviewed award-winning television director René Balcer to find out more about his newest doc, a chronicle of Jewish refugees in 1940s Shanghai.

by Yannick Faillard, 13 July 2018

New Documentary Chronicles Shanghai's Role as a WWII Safe Haven for Jews

A new documentary that's currently making the rounds at festivals, 'Above the Drowning Sea' sheds light on an important tale.

by Erica Martin, 10 July 2018

Dvir Bar-Gal on 20 Years of Shanghai Jewish Tours

Shanghai Jewish Tours is celebrating its 20th anniversary – a major milestone for one of the city's most fascinating tours.

by Ned Kelly, 16 April 2018

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