Oct 19 Sat 10 am - 12 pm Display, refreshments, movie: IRENA SENDLER: IN THE NAME OF THEIR MOTHERS (2100) 57 min. Alicia Ashman Library 733 N. High Point Rd. NO CHARGE INFO: (608) 831-8827
October is Polish American Heritage Month.
Sponsored by Madison's Polish Club and the Alicia Ashman Library.
WHERE: Ashman Library 733 N. High Point Rd. Madison
Irena Sendler IN THE NAME OF THEIR MOTHERS (2011) 57 min.
The story of 29-year-old Irena Sendler who saw the suffering of Warsaw's Jews and reached out to her most trusted colleagues for help and outwitted the Nazis during World War II. Together they rescued over 2500 Jewish children.
This film expertly captures the will and character of the women of the resistance against the backdrop of occupied Poland.
WINNER OF UK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL BEST DOCUMENTARY AUDIENCE AWARD