THE BLACK DRESS (CZARNA SUKNIA)
The film is a part of a special Mitzvah Program in cooperation with the POLIN Museum in the "GALERIA DZIEDZICTWO"
dir. Janusz Majewski, Poland, 1967, 45 min
Two handed chamber piece about a middle aged woman who returns from the camps after WWII and meets the mother of her deceased husband. Unable to explain the truth about her husband’s death, Joanna weaves a web of lies to comfort the old woman. In time she is forced to involve more and more people who know of his fate. Starring: Ida Kamińska, Aleksandra Śląska, Andrzej May. Before the screening meeting with a film expert and the presentation of life and work of IDA KAMIŃSKA - A Polish Jewish theatre actress and director. Ida Kamińska was the most outstanding – next to her mother, Ester Rachel Kamińska – actress of the Yiddish theater.