Presentation of the documentary film “In the Footsteps of Jakub Grossman”

Documentary viewing and conversation with Jakub Grossman’s grandson and filmmaker Milan Grossman on October 2, 2023 at 18:00 at the museum “Jews in Latvia” at Skolas Street 6.

Bus driver Milan Grossman spent eight years working in archives around the world. He described the unknown story of his grandfather Jakub Grossman. In 1939, J. Grossman walked from Nazi-occupied Ostrava to Stockholm via the Baltic States to join the resistance movement. Now Jakub’s grandson Milan is going on a trip around Europe to honor the memory of the war refugee and hero.

Entrance to the event is free.

The event is organized by the Czech Embassy Riga and the Jewish Community of Latvia