New Irena Sendler Doc


SendlerPageWebMembers of Chicago’s Copernicus Foundation have invited us to the National Premiere of In the Name of Their Mothers, a new documentary about Irena Sendler by Mary Skinner and 2B Productions (fiscally sponsored by Women Make Movies).

Sunday, November 22 at 3 PM

The Copernicus Foundation
5216 West Lawrence Avenue
Chicago, IL 60630

Advanced Tickets : $5.00
Tickets at the Door (day of event): $7.00
(assuming space is still available)

Click HERE for ticket information.

On October 19, 1965, Yad Vashem recognized Irena Sendler as Righteous Among the Nations.  Click HERE to visit Irena Sender’s page on the Yad Vashem website.

Film Runtime:

59 Minutes (in English & Polish with English subtitles)

Filmmaker Mary Skinner (center)

Filmmaker Mary Skinner (center) with Chicago YIVO Board Member

Jan Lisa Huttner (left) & Elisa Schoenberger (right).

Photo Credit: Dorthea Juul (11/22/09)

Click HERE to read more about reception.

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