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MN Docs Program 1: Ida’s Story and Pride of Lions

, Visiting Artists

Part of Women with Vision 2010

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.

Funding

Women with Vision is made possible by generous support from Elizabeth Redleaf. Additional support provided by the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota.