Ida Haendel is considered a legend among professional musicians and listeners of classical music alike. This documentary utilizes footage that was shot between 2009 and 2017, showing the life and work of British-Polish violinist Ida Haendel. After having given her final performance, her everyday life oscillates between nostalgia and joy of living, between loneliness and hopefulness.
Film director, screenwriter and producer. Born in 1961 in Poland, in 1986 she moved to Germany. In 1988 together with her husband, she founded the concert management agency “Konzertagentur 2000” and started promoting young classical musicians. She recorded on film at numerous renowned concert halls, such as Carnegie Hall New York, Studio Lutoslawski Warsaw, Radio Bremen and Laeiszhalle Hamburg. PFFA showed many of her documentary films.
(1112 N. Milwaukee Ave.)
FRIDAY, 11/09/2018 9:00 pm.
2018, 73 min
English, Polish with English subtitles