Winner of the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards. Screened as part of the 2014 & 2015 World Cinema Season.
Due to overwhelming public demand, the Fugard is proud to announce two additional screenings on 19 and 26 April 2015.
Set in Poland in 1962, Ida is about a young woman on the verge of taking vows as a Catholic nun. Orphaned as an infant during the German occupation of World War ll, she must now meet her aunt. The former Communist state prosecutor and only surviving relative tells her that her parents were Jewish. The two women embark on a road trip into the Polish countryside to learn the fate of their family.