Sunday, November 19, 2017, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
12804 Norwood Road
Raleigh, NC 27613
Polish film with English subtitles.
On the eve of taking holy orders as a nun, Ida, raised since infancy in the convent, learns she is Jewish, daughter of Jewish parents’ killed by the Nazis. Ida begins a quest to discover life outside the convent and to find out who she is. She meets a Jewish aunt, gets a boyfriend, but is unprepared for uncovering a hideous chapter in Poland’s anti-Semitic past.
Rotten Tomatoes – 96% ! 2014 Oscar – Best Foreign film
2013 London Film Festival – Best Film Bafta – Best Foreign film
European Film Awards – Best Film
“one of the finest European films about Europe… “- New York Times
“a compact masterpiece” -David Denby, The New Yorker
THE JCC JEWISH FILM SERIES IS MADE POSSIBLE BY THE GENEROSITY OF GERRY ELKAN & FUNDED IN PART WITH A GRANT FROM BJH FOUNDATION.
RSVP by 11/16/17
Doors open at 1:45pm
JCC Members: FREE General Community: $10.00