CINEMA J: ASK DR. RUTH Film Screening
Saturday, December 19 – Monday, December 21 Screen On Your Own I FREE – Registration is required
*We thank Hulu for their generosity in providing our viewers this FREE screening.
English I Documentary I 100 minutes
J TALKS: A LIVE DISCUSSION WITH A VERY SPECIAL GUEST: THE ONE-AND-ONLY DR. RUTH!
Monday, December 21 I 5:00 PM I $10
ABOUT THE FILM
“A crowd-pleasing documentary that traces the life of America’s favorite diminutive sex therapist from Holocaust survivor, to a member of the Israeli Freedom Fighters, to studying at the Sorbonne in Paris, to obtaining her doctorate, to teaching, [and last, but not least,] to beloved media figure”. – Variety
The film is an inspiring and entertaining portrait of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a trailblazer, who transformed the conversation around sexuality.
Ryan White is a documentary filmmaker who directed and produced Ask Dr. Ruth, premiering in 2019 at the Sundance Film Festival. He is a director and executive producer, nominated for 2 Emmys, and winner of the Sundance Directing Award. White’s other credits include several documentary TV episodes on PBS and CNN.
You will receive the film’s link & password on the morning of December 19. Please check your Spam if you haven’t received it by 10:00 AM.
ABOUT THE LIVE DISCUSSION
MEET DR. RUTH AND DIRECTOR RYAN WHITE! With her boundless energy and spirit, and her thick German accent, Dr. Ruth [Westheimer] will share her amazing journey with us. Don’t let her small stature fool you – she is a 4-foot, 7-inch giant!
In the documentary, Ask Dr. Ruth, Director White chronicles the incredible life of Dr. Ruth, a portrait of her famous career and a tale of resilience from Holocaust survivor to America’s iconic sex therapist and beloved media figure.
The Zoom link will be sent out on the morning of the program. If you don’t receive it by 10:00 AM, please check your Spam folder. We respectfully request that you not share this link with anyone outside of your household. Thank you – looking forward to seeing you on Zoom!
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*PLEASE NOTE: You will need to register separately for the talkback with the ‘one & only’ Dr. Ruth and the film’s director, Ryan White. The link takes you to both registrations