Austin Jewish Film Festival 2014

5774 Austin Jewish Film Festival

Celebrates its 12th year

Both Regal Arbor Theatre and Violet Crown Theatre premiere Polish film “Ida” in Austin, Texas.
“Ida” directed by Pawel Pawilkowski. Don’t MISS it!

Starting Friday, June 13, 2014.
North – Regal Arbor Cinema 8 at Great Hills • 9828 Great Hills Trail • Austin, Texas 78759
Central – Violet Crown Cinema • 434 W 2nd Street • Austin, Texas 78701

Ida Ida – The Story
A novice nun discovers that she is Jewish; she had been christened as a child to be saved from the Holocaust. Together with her only surviving relative, a communist removed from power, she travels to her hometown on a journey in search of identity, love, and forgiveness. Although the story is set in 1961, the film itself is not meant to be accusatory; Pawlikowski’s focus was not history, but rather the human condition.
Ida is the latest film by director Paweł Pawlikowski and his first feature to be produced entirely in Poland. Ida features performances by Agata Kulesza and, in her first role, actress Agata Trzebuchowska, with supporting roles by Dawid Ogrodnik, Joanna Kulig, Jerzy Trela, and Adam Szyszkowski.
Awards and Festivals
• Winner! Toronto International Film Festival 2013 – International Critics Award, Pawel Pawlikowski
• Winner! London Film Festival 2013 – Best Film
• Winner! Warsaw Film Festival 2013 – Grand Prix
• Winner! Polish Film Awards 2014 – Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress (Agata Kulesza), and Best Editing
• Winner! Cinequest Film Festival 2014 – Best Narrative Feature: Drama
• Winner! Sarasota Film Festival 2014 – Best Narrative Feature
• Winner! RiverRun Film Festival 2014 – Best Narrative Feature

For an interview with Pawel Pawlikowski

Ida film details at

Ida shown at Regal Arbor Theatre
Ida shown at Violet Crown Theatre

Interview thru skype Videos are coming soon…