The Jewish Cardinal - Le Métis de Dieu
Ilan Duran Cohen
Film runs Saturday, January 11, 2014 - Monday, January 20, 2014
New York Premiere!
Director Ilan Duran Cohen in person for Q&A on January 11 + 14!
The Jewish Cardinal tells the amazing true story of Jean-Marie Lustiger, son of Polish-Jewish immigrants to France, who maintained his cultural identity as a Jew even after converting to Catholicism at a young age, and later joining the priesthood. Quickly rising within the ranks of the Church, Lustiger was appointed Archbishop of Paris in 1981 by Pope John Paul II, and found a new platform to celebrate his dual identity as a Catholic Jew, earning him friends and enemies from both groups. A fascinating drama full of intelligence and gentle humor. A Film Movement release.