IDA (Film)


Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center


Academy Award Winner for Best Foreign Language Film

Screenplay and Direction by PAWEŁ PAWLIKOWSKI
Rated PG-13 | 82 minutes | Official Trailer

Poland 1962. Anna is a novice, an orphan brought up by nuns in the convent. She has to see Wanda, the only living relative, before she takes her vows. Wanda tells Anna that Anna is Jewish. Both women start a journey not only to find their family tragic story, but who they really are and where they belong. They question their religions and ideas they believed in. Both are trying to go on living but only one of them can.

Introduced by Alicja Kusiak-Brownstein, Adjunct Assistant Professor of History