Encore Film Showing: “Ida”

October 18, 2017 Worcester Free 0
Agata Kulesza and Agata Trzebuchowska in “Ida,” directed by Pawel Pawlikowski, 2013 (Promotional still)
Agata Kulesza and Agata Trzebuchowska in “Ida,” directed by Pawel Pawlikowski, 2013 (Promotional still)

Eighteen-year-old Anna, a sheltered orphan raised in a convent in 1960s Poland, is on the brink of taking her vows when the Mother Superior insists that she first visit her only living relative. Naïve, innocent Anna soon finds herself in the presence of her Aunt Wanda, a worldly and cynical Communist Party insider, who shocks her with the declaration that her real name is Ida and her Jewish parents were murdered during the Nazi occupation. This revelation triggers a heart-wrenching journey into the Polish countryside, to the family house, and into the secrets of the repressed past, evoking the haunting legacy of the Holocaust and the realities of post-war Communism.

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski, Poland, 2013, 80 minutes, Polish with English subtitles

For more details, please contact Nancy Greenberg at (508) 756-7109 x232 or at ngreenberg@worcesterjcc.org.

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Fact Sheet
When
Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Where
Worcester JCC
633 Salisbury St
Worcester, MA 01609
Price
Free

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