These two short-form documentary programs feature Minnesota-based filmmakers who will introduce their work. A dialogue lounge—a place for directors and audience members to enjoy conversation and refreshments—will be open from 2:30 to 5 pm. See both films in each program for the price of one.
Ida’s Story, 1:30 pm
Introduced by director Barbara Wiener
A 90-year-old Ukrainian Jewish woman shares her childhood memories of a prolonged emigration to the United States after the Russian Revolution. 2009, video, 59 minutes.
Pride of Lions, 3 pm
Directed by Louise Woehrle and John Woehrle
Introduced by director Louise Woehrle
Sierra Leone’s brutal, 11-year civil war is shockingly chronicled in this film that weaves history
with intimate stories of survivors determined to move beyond their scars. 2009, video, 52 minutes.