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Foreign Movie night-“Left Luggage”
January 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Set in Antwerp, Belgium in the early ’70s, a tale about Chaja, an impetuous, liberal-minded philosophy student, and her complex relationship with her parents who are Holocaust survivors. With the help of a family friend, she secures a job as a nanny for a Hassidic Jewish family, the Kalmans, whose world and lifestyle are alien to her liberated self. Chaja adores the Kalmans’ five-year-old son Simcha and becomes emotionally attached to him. Through her relationship with the family, she gains insight into the lives of her own parents, who are survivors of a concentration camp.
This 1998 film is in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish with English Subtitles and has a running time of 100 minutes.
Light refreshments and snacks will be served.