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Defying the Nazis VR

A companion piece to the film by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky, premiering Sept. 20th on PBS Imagine, as a child, leaving everything you know behind—your family, your home, even your native language. In this virtual reality companion piece to Ken Burns’s and Artemis Joukowsky's documentary “Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War” premiering Sept. 20 on PBS, you'll do more than imagine—you'll flee Nazi France and step inside a boat traveling from Portugal to the United States, to see what it might have been like to travel alongside other young refugees seeking freedom in America. The saviors responsible for this daring rescue mission: Waitstill and Martha Sharp, a Unitarian minister and his wife who left their own children behind with their Wellesley, Mass., parish for two years while they risked their lives saving hundreds of refugees seeking asylum from the Nazi occupation across Europe. This powerful full CG VR experience includes an opening letter from Martha read by actress Maria Bello, along with narrat
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