Reel Deal III - In the Valley of Elah
“Underneath its deceptively quiet surface is a raw, angry, earnest attempt to grasp the moral consequences of the war in Iraq, and to stare without blinking into the chasm that divides those who are fighting it from their families, their fellow citizens and one another.”
A. O. Scott – New York Times
Starring Tommy Lee Jones, Charlize Theron, and Susan Sarandon. Directed by Paul Haggis.
Date/Time: Sunday, February 1, 2009, 1 – 3 PM.
Place: Bloomfield Twp. Library, corner of Telegraph and Lone Pine
“Director’s Chair” facilitator: Donna Learmont, Ph.D., noted local film educator and scholar.
Psychoanalyst: Nancy Kulish, Ph.D., Training and Supervising Analyst at the Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute
General Public $15, APT Members and Students $5
For information call Dave Lundin – 248-229-5389
1 CME/CE Credit Hour
Participants will learn:
1) Perspectives on the pathology of the effect of combat on the soldier returning home
2) A view and discussion of the treatment of and community reaction to PTSD
3) A discussion of the possibilities of rehabilitation for the combat soldier returning to society and the impact on that soldier’s family