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Paweł Pawlikowski's "Ida," just named as the Best Foreign Film of the year by New York Film Critics Circle, is considered to be one of the strongest contenders in the upcoming Oscar race. Below is the video of a post-screening discussion of the film that took place on November 15th at Columbia University. The event was organized by Polish Filmmakers NYC, Harriman Institute, Columbia University East Central European Center and Polish Club at Columbia University. The panelists included Matt Zoller Seitz (editor-in-chief of RogerEbert.com), Sheila O'Malley (RogerEbert.com) and professor Stuart Liebman (City University of New York). It was moderated by Michał Oleszczyk (RogerEbert.com), the artistic director of Gdynia Film Festival. The video was shot and edited by Barbara Kalina.
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One of the most important and dazzlingly original works by Coppola comes to Criterion Blu-ray.