Wednesday, Sept. 19
Round Room, Ford Center for the Fine Arts
Screening and Discussion of the film “Spring 1941,” by script writer and Glossberg Visiting Israeli Scholar Motti Lerner
The story of the film Spring 1941 takes place during the Second World War in Poland. Shot on location in Lodz, Lublin and Sanok, this first ever Israeli-Polish coproduction tells he of an impossible love triangle erupting when a Jewish couple escapes the terrors of the war to the farm of a local Polish woman. Starring Joseph Fiennes (Shakespeare in Love), Clare Higgins (The Golden Campus), Kelly Harrison and Neve McIntosh. Directed by Oscar Nominee Uri Barbash and written by Motti Lerner. The script is inspired by a story of famed author Ida Fink. (122 minutes, English). Motti Lerner will introduce the film, and a discussion with Lerner will follow the showing. Lerner is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter, whose work for the stage has been produced in many countries including the USA, Germany, and South Africa. This is the third time Lerner has visited Knox.