chasing portraits

Elizabeth Rynecki and Edward Napiórkowski (an art collector) examine the Rynecki painting in his collection, photo by Sławomir Grünberg

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Members-Only Screening—Chasing Portraits

Monday, February 11, 10:00 a.m.

About the Program

Enjoy this film by historian Elizabeth Rynecki about her decade-long quest to find the art of her Polish Jewish great-grandfather, Moshe Rynecki, lost during World War II. Spanning three generations, this documentary is a deeply moving narrative of the richness of one man’s art, the devastation of war, and one woman’s path to healing.

A Q&A with filmmaker Elizabeth Rynecki follows the screening.

Rynecki’s related book, Chasing Portraits: A Great Granddaughter’s Quest for Her Lost Art Legacy, will be available for purchase. A book signing follows the program.

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Watch the trailer for Chasing Portraits.