Cinema Series Interview – “Black Swan”

Interview between Judy Tyson and David Heilman, who will be presenting the next MAGPS Cinema Series movie, “Black Swan,” Saturday, April, 29, 2017.       JUDY: David, I’m looking forward to getting to know you. And I’m wondering about your choice to present Black Swan at the Cinema Series on April 29. DAVID: Absolutely, but before we start, I’d like to thank you and Lenore for giving me this…

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Cinema Series Preview: Black Swan

  Black Swan: Performance, Competition, and Annihilation in Group  by David Heilman, MM, MPsy Our next Cinema Series presentation will feature the movie, Black Swan. The film follows New York City Ballet dancer Nina Sayers (Natalie Portman) as she goes after her big shot of being cast as the lead in Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. Nina impresses the artistic director, Thomas Leroy (Vincent Cassell), but Swan Lake needs a ballerina who can play both the White Swan–with…

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Cinema Series Postlude – “Moonrise Kingdom”

Originally posted to Trish Cleary’s blog for Valentine’s Day, we wanted to make sure our community was able to access Trish’s wonderful follow-up entry to her Cinema Series presentation on the film “Moonrise Kingdom.” Please enjoy: Hungry for Love – Trish Cleary, MS, LCPC-MFT-ADC, CGP When bonds of love become broken or altered, we strive to restore them. Sam and Suzy were drawn to each other at first sight. In…

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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 afternoon double-features with my three closest siblings fueled our playtime creativity. From childhood to adulthood…

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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, I express my interest by writing screen plays and librettos for opera. J-What kind of…

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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, 641 Indiana Ave. NW. (Disclaimer: participants in this interview have no conflict of interest in…

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2016-2017 Cinema Series Season

Mark your calendars now for the Cinema Series Season! Our movie dates are: Saturday, April 29, 2017 – “Black Swan” Discussant: David Heilman, MM, MPsy Past Presentations: Saturday, February 11, 2017 – “Moonrise Kingdom” Discussant: Trish Cleary, MS, LCPC-MFT-ADC, CGP, FAGPA Saturday, December 3, 2016 – “Avalanche” Discussant: Mahrokh Shayanpour, MD, Psychiatric Resident, St. Elizabeths Hospital Saturday, October 22, 2016 – “Remember the Titans” Discussants: The Moyhuddin Family We have a special…

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Cinema Series – Valentines Eve

Katherine Thorn interviewed our next presenter, Jonathan Lebolt who is bringing us “Her” on Saturday, February 13, 2016. If I haven’t said it enough already I just might say it again, “It is Valentine’s Eve,” and what could be more romantic than a love story between an awkward introvert and an operating system? I mean winsome Joaquin Phoenix and fulsome voiced if disembodied Scarlett Johansson? Please check out the movie…

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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 to join us at the movies! LP: Ceil, it’s so great to have you presenting…

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MAGPS Cinema Series: “The Square”

MAGPS Cinema Series: “The Square” Presenter: Karen Eberwein, Psy.D October, 17, 2015 Lenore Pomerance interviews Karen Eberwein Lenore: Given our technology theme, what made you think of the “Square?” Karen: I really wanted to find a movie that depicts technology in a neutral to positive way instead of one that portrays social media as having a detrimental impact on an individual, group, or society. I had a few movies in mind and…

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