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3-6 18th Annual Altoona Jewish Film Festival: IDA

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Bill Wallen previews the next movie in the Altoona Jewish Film Festival.

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Bill Wallen previews the next movie in the Altoona Jewish Film Festival.
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12464/6816989?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Mon, 06 Mar 2017 21:22:16 +0000 3-6 18th Annual Altoona Jewish Film Festival: IDA Bill Wallen previews the next movie in the Altoona Jewish Film Festival. http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12464/6816989?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WTAJ >> welcome back. we're into week three of the 2017 jewish film festival. back to hell us about this week's movie is mr. wally the director of the greater altoona jewish federation. hello, bill. great to be here. >> great to have you back. i hear that do went really well. last week's movie? >> biggest crowd we ever had. both for dinner and the film. >> ever? >> ever. that's fantastic. that's 18 years for us. it's a good long ever. >> let's see if we can break the record next time. remind everybody else about the film festival. this is our 18th year. our films are very varied. this year they are all international films. none of them were made in the united states. the one this week ada or idas made in poland. the first two were in england and the last one in israel. so we've be finding films all over the world that are really great content films. this one is pretty dramatic. this is our most dramatic and most powerful film. won an academy awered in 2015 as best foreign language film. you are in black and white. which is stark and dramatic. and it really enhances the story. and it's really good film. >> we have a trailer. so here is ada or ida. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? [inaudible] ? ? powerful, bill, for sure. >> it's an 18-year-old girl raised as an orphan in a convent. and she finds out just before she's to take her final vows she has a living relative. turns out she's jewish and not catholic. and takes place in the 1960's in poland under communist rule then. and so it's her story of finding her past and making a decision about what she wants to do in her life. >> that's amazing. real quick the dinner is this time? >> the dinner is everyone's favorite. the pecan crusted tilapia. >> come out and get that. when you see eda or ida. however you want to pronounce it. 6:30 at the movie at the devour center penn state. dinner $20, movies $5. call for reservations. we have that information on our web




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