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Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute & Society

Reel Deal I - Milk

“Director’s Commentary” format with extensive analysis of movie clips from film theory and psychoanalytic perspectives.

“'Milk' tells Harvey Milk’s story as one of a transformed life, a victory for individual freedom over state persecution…Sean Penn shows Milk as an ordinary man, kind, funny, flawed, shrewd, idealistic, yearning for a better world.” – Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun Times.
Starring Sean Penn and Josh Brolin
Directed by Gus Van Sant

Date/Time: Saturday, October 17, 2009
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Bloomfield Twp. Library

“Director’s Chair” facilitator: Donna Learmont, Ph.D.
Psychoanalyst: Carol Levin, M.D.
Academic: John Corvino, Ph.D.

General Public $15, APT Members and Students $5
For information call Dave Lundin - 248–229-5389

Participants will learn:

1) Perspectives on the inter-relationship of sexual preference, politics and culture in the US.
2) A view and discussion of the homosexual life style in the US.
3) A discussion of the causes of violence against the gay community.