Bogdan’s Journey (Documentary) The 29th Annual William and Irene Weinberg Family Baltimore Jewish Film Festival

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Date(s) - Wednesday, March 29, 2017
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Gordon Center For Performing Arts


Maryland premiere
USA/Poland/ Israel, 2016, Director: Michal Jaskulski
Wednesday, March 29, 7:30 pm
English/Polish with subtitles, 90 min.
Tickets $13 in advance; $15 at the door; $5 for students (at the door only, as available)

Bogdan Bialek, a Catholic Pole, launches a crusade to persuade the people of Kielce, Poland, to confront the truth about the darkest moment in their past: Kielce was the site of Europe’s last Jewish pogrom. In the face of long-held animosity in the hearts of his fellow citizens, Bialek, a psychologist, uses education and community organizing to debunk conspiracy theories and cut through the unending debate about how and why it happened. His persistence, commitment, and passion transform Kielce into a place of dialogue and reconciliation.

Special Guest: Anna Sommer Schneider, Georgetown University
Presented in partnership with the Jewish Museum of Maryland

Short: And Then, Violence (Drama)
France, 2015, Director: Jordan Goldnadel
French with subtitles, 15 min.

Rebecca, 22, is a secular, Jewish Parisian law student. After the January Paris terror attacks, and in an increasingly violent and anti-Semitic context, she questions her identity. Has she become a target in this country she so dearly loves?

All tickets are general admission. Films frequently sell out; advance purchase is recommended.

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