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

Schedules

  • Occurs Saturday, October 19th, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Venue

Madison Public Library, Alicia Ashman branch

733 N. High Point Road
Madison, WI 53711