Friday, December 18, 2015, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Contact: Nancy Kleppel
When: Friday, December 18
Time: 7:30PM to 9:30PM
Where: Maryknoll Mission Center
55 Ryder Road
Ossining, NY 10562
Details: The Pianist will be the featured film for December in the 2015-2016 International Film Festival sponsored by the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers. It will be shown Friday, December 18, 7:30 p.m. at the Maryknoll Mission Center, 55 Ryder Road in Ossining. Everyone is welcome and admission is free. The Pianist, directed by Roman Polanski, is a 2002 historical drama co-produced by France, United Kingdom, Germany and Poland. It is based on the World War II memoir by the Polish-Jewish pianist and composer Wladyslaw Szpilman. The film festival provides nine monthly offerings on Friday evenings from September to April. The current series, Life through Death: Forgiveness & Tenderness Evoke Transformation, includes an introduction by a Maryknoll missioner and a brief discussion after the screening.