Jewish Film Series- Babette’s Feast

Posted: November 28th, 2016

March 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Keneseth Israel Reform Congregation
8339 Old York Rd, Elkins Park, PA 19027

In a remote 19th-century Danish village, two sisters lead a rigid life centered around their father, the local minister, and their church. Both had opportunities to leave the village. Their father objected in each case, and they spent their lives caring for him. Many years later – their father is now deceased – they take in French refugee, Babette Hersant, who agrees to work as their servant. After winning the lottery, Babette wants to repay the sisters for their kindness and offers to cook a French meal for them and their friends on the 100th anniversary of their father’s birth. It proves to be an eye-opening experience for everyone.Free and Open to the Publicpre-registration via phone or email is preferredEllen Tilman, 215-887-8700, library@kenesethisrael.orgJewish Film Series: Babette’s Feast (1987)

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