“FOR A WOMAN (POUR UNE FEMME),” co-presented with the Maine Jewish Film Festival. Directed by Diane Kurys. After her mother’s death, Anne (Sylvie Testud) discovers old photos and letters that convince her to take a closer look at the lives of her parents, Michael and Léna (Benoît Magimel and Mélanie Thierry). She learns that the young couple met in the concentration camps during World War II, later moving to France to start their new life together. As she gradually closes in on the discovery she didn’t know she was looking for, her father grows ever more ill, and may take the secret that kept them apart for so long to his grave. In a journey that stretches from post-war France to the 1980s, Anne’s search intertwines with her father’s past until they form a single story. NR, 110 minutes. In French with English subtitles.

 

Showing at: Portland Museum of Art, 6:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday