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FILM | “Monsieur Mayonnaise”

March 22 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 pm
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Monsieur Mayonnaise is an artist’s epic adventure into his family’s secret past. Australian artist and film-maker, Philippe Mora, investigates his father’s clandestine role in the French Résistance in WW2 and his mother’s miraculous escape enroute to Auschwitz. Philippe, a Hollywood cult-horror movie director and pop-artist, adopts a Film Noir persona to tell his family’s story. He also packs his paints and easel, as he embarks on a journey to create an audacious comic book about his parents, their survival and the Holocaust. From LA to Berlin, Paris to Melbourne, Monsieur Mayonnaise is a richly layered, road movie starring artists, real life heroes, Nazi villains … and baguettes with lashings of tasty French mayonnaise!

Australia, Germany, France, US, 2016, 94 mins., directed by Trevor Graham, English


Date: March 22
Time: 2:00 am - 3:30 pm


Venue Name: Yiddish Book Center
Address: 1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

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