Foreign Film Screening: Ida
Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski | 1 hr & 22 minutes | Rated PG-13
Screened in Polish with English subtitles
Community Room, 3rd floor
Poland, 1962. On the eve of her vows, 18-year-old novice Anna meets her estranged aunt Wanda, a cynical Communist judge who shocks the naive Anna with a stunning revelation: Anna is Jewish and her real name is Ida. Tasked with this new identity, Ida and Wanda embark on a revelatory journey to their old family home to discover the fate of Ida’s birth parents and unearth dark secrets dating back to the Nazi occupation.
Registration is requested; drop-ins welcome.