Promise at Dawn

Promise at Dawn

AVAILABLE ON CHQ ASSEMBLY 2 p.m. Sunday, July 18th until 5 p.m. Friday, July 23rd.

Presented by The Everett Jewish Life Center 2021 Jewish Film Series

PROMISE AT DAWN. France. 2017. 131 mins. English, French, Polish, Spanish with subtitles. Narrative.

Nominated for five Cesar awards (French Oscars), this is a sweeping adaptation of French novelist Romain Gary’s beloved memoir of exotic globetrotting in his 20 year extraordinary career as writer and diplomat, from childhood poverty in Poland to his exploits as a WWII aviator. Much is seen through the problematic relationship with his domineering, eccentric mother, portrayed stunningly by known French actress, Charlotte Gainsbourg. This magnificent saga features meticulous cinematography and production design.

This program is made possible by the Everett Jewish Life Center.

About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue. CHQ Assembly is the online expression of Chautauqua Institution's mission.

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Promise at Dawn