For the Sins

reż. Aleksander Marten, Polska 1936, 69’

1916, small Jewish town in Lesser Poland during the Great War. Leon Anton, a young Jew and Austro-Hungarian officer gets killed at the front, leaving pregnant Estera, rabbi’s daughter. The girl runs away from home, abandoning newborn baby and leaves for America. After many years she comes back to try to find her daughter. „Za grzechy” is a first Polish movie in Yiddish after regaining independence, with scenography by Jankiel Adler, renowned painter and graphic artist, member of avant-garde artist collective Jung Jidysz. Language: Jidysz. Subtitles: Polish

26 November, SUNDAY, POLIN Museum, 12:00pm