New York Jewish Film Festival 2012

Daas

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Daas
Adrian Panek , 2011
Poland | Polish with English subtitles | 102 minutes

US Premiere! Director Adrian Panek in person at all screenings!

A dazzling period drama, Daas explores the influence of 18th-century false messiah Jacob Frank. Claiming powers of mystical healing and prophecy, Frank promises immortality to his converts. A Viennese lawyer investigates Frank, seeing him as a threat to the Austrian Empire, and a former disciple seeks justice. Adrian Panek brings us a tale of intrigue and conspiracy, conjuring the time and place with a painterly aesthetic.

Series: New York Jewish Film Festival 2012

Venue: Walter Reade Theater

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