‘The Believer’

August 25th @ 1:00P.M.

Directed by Henry Bean
USA, 2001, 102 minutes
In English

Loosely based ona true story, this powerful film explores the personality of a young Jewish man, consumed with self loathing and prejudice, to the point of affiliation with a new-Nazi group.  Ryan Gossling gives a brilliant, complelling performance in this psychologically complex character study.

Introductory remarks by Sylvia Ginsparg, a psychoanalyst in private practice, and Clinical Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at St. Louis University.   In 2010, Dr. Ginsparg published her book, “Never Again: Echoes of the Holocaust as Understood through Film.

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