Interview

Cinema Series Interview – “Moonrise Kingdom”

Interview between Judy Tyson and Trish Cleary, who will be presenting the next MAGPS Cinema Series movie, “Moonrise Kingdom,” Saturday, February 11, 2017.     J: Would you share a bit about your relationship with movies throughout your life?  TC: Movies have been and continue to be an integral part of my life. In childhood, Saturday …

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Cinema Series Interview – “Avalanche”

Interview between Judy Tyson and Mahrokh Shayanpour, who will be presenting the next MAGPS Cinema Series movie, “Avalanche,” Saturday, December 3, 2016. J-Tell me about you and your interest in movies. M. I have been interested in movies since I was very young. I pursued my interest by taking courses in acting school. And, presently, …

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Cinema Series Interview – “We are the Titans”

Interview between Lenore Pomerance, Farooq Mohyuddin and his wife, Nadia Ahmad, who, along with their daughters Hira and Iqra, are presenting the next MAGPS Cinema Series movie, “Remember the Titans,” Saturday, October 22, 2016. Lenore and Nadia are pictured here in serious discussion at one of the Mohyuddin’s favorite downtown South Asian restaurants, Grand Trunk, …

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Cinema Series Interview – 12/5/15 Ceil Berlin

Cinema Series chair Lenore Pomerance interviews Ceil Berlin who will be presenting our next movie, “The Truman Show” on Saturday, December 5, 2015.  Check the website: www.magps.org for all the details of time, place, and directions.  Please RSVP to me if you plan to attend – lenore.pomerance@gmail.com.  Remember you do not have to be a member of MAGPS …

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Interview with Farooq Moyhuddin, MD, CGP on upcoming Cinema Series movie, “The Story of the Weeping Camel.”

LMP: Farooq, how did you come upon this movie? FM: Lenore, I have to thank you for recommending this movie for me to watch. We had talked about this movie last year, and when I saw it I was moved beyond words. Whenever I have a reaction to a movie which leaves me speechless, I …

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Interview with Dr. Reginald Nettles for MAGPS Cinema Series movie, Brother to Brother, Saturday, March 29, 2014

LMP: What draws you to this movie, both personally and professionally? RN: First, it has to do with the intersection of African-American/Black and gay identities in American culture. Personally, that intersection represents two identities that are important to me. Professionally, “intersectionality” as a concept, represents an important point of departure in multicultural discourse. Once embraced, …

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Cinema Series: Interview with Siddharth Ashvin Shah, MD, MPH

Our next Cinema Series film, “Divided We Fall: Americans in the Aftermath” will be presented Saturday, January 25 2014 at Lorraine Wodiska’s house. The discussant will be Siddharth Ashvin Shah who is a friend of the film’s director, Sharat Raju, and it’s protagonist, Valerie Kaur.  I recently spoke with Siddharth about the film and thought …

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Interview with Stephanie Koenig, LICSW, and Marc Feldman, Ph.D., about the upcoming MAGPS Cinema Series showing of “The King’s Speech,” Saturday, April 6, 2013.

ML:  We are so pleased you will be presenting at the next MAGPS cinema series.  I know you two have presented several films together; tell me about that as we begin. MF and SK:  “We have a close family relationship as in-laws — we are married to siblings — so we have known each other …

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Interview with Gordon Cohen, PsyD, about the upcoming Cinema Series showing of “The Celluloid Closet”

Rob:  Can you tell me Gordon, how you first got the idea for this presentation in our cinema series? Gordon:  Well, back in 2003 when I first spoke with Trish Cleary, she told me about the MAGPS cinema series.  I thought that it was a wonderful, creative and dynamic way for therapists to come together, …

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Interview with Jonathan Stillerman for next Cinema Series Program, September 29, 2012 – Lars and the Real Girl

The following is a conversation I had with Jonathan Stillerman about the upcoming film he’s presenting, Lars and the Real Girl, at the MAGPS Cinema Series, Saturday September 29, 2012 at the home of Lorraine Wodiska. Reserve your space or get more information at magps.org (limited to 35 participants).  LP: Jonathan, what drew you to this film? JS: I …

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