Irena Sendler: In the Name of Their Mothers


Irena Sendler: In the Name of Their Mothers
reż|dir Mary Skinner | PL, US | 2011 | 67 min
prod|pro Mary Skinner, Piotr Piwowarczyk zdj|ph Sławomir Grünberg, Andrzej Wolf muz|mus Tom Disher, Frank Ilfman mon|ed Anna Księżopolska, Marta Wohl ob|cast Irena Sendlerowa, Jan Becker dys|dis ELLA FILMS


95-year-old Polish heroine Irena Sendler tells the unknown story of a conspiracy of women who outwitted the Nazis and rescued thousands of Jewish children from the Warsaw ghetto during WWII. Story of that tough times, kept for years in secret. The documentary includes reports sharing by her collaborators, survivors, social activists and historians.

2010 UK Jewish FF – Shoresh Charitable Trust Audience Award for Best Documentary Film
2010 AIFF Ann Arbor – Best Public Interest Award

Mary Skinner, daughter of a WWII Warsaw war orphan, award-winning producer, writer and director. Skinner graduated from the University of California at Berkeley’s renowned theater program and was a founding member of the acclaimed Riverside Shakespeare Company in New York. She worked as a corporate marketing executive in New York and San Francisco and, in 2003, established 2B Productions. Mary Skinner is focused on non-fiction programs specializing in WWII and Poland.

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2011 W imię ich matek: historia Ireny Sendlerowej|Irena Sendler: In the Name of Their Mothers

© Festiwal Filmu i Sztuki Dwa Brzegi Kazimierz Dolny Janowiec nad Wisłą
Projekt i realizacja: Tomasz Żewłakow