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Jenny Brizard in “Sinking Ship”

August 12: SINKING SHIP 2021 short film by Sasha Leigh Henry A couple’s night out turns into a frank conversation about the state of their relationship. It’s clear the ship is sinking and it’s every man for himself. Former T&P board member and conference presenter, Sereta Richardson, who also recommended this film, will join us for this discussion.

“Sinking Ship” is the winner of the 2021 Staff Pick Award at Aspen Shortsfest. Read Vimeo’s Q&A with director Sasha Leigh Henry here: vimeo.com/blog/post/sinking-ship-sasha-leigh-henry-staff-pick-award

View it on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/535667880?fbclid=IwAR3k59vWPVboWkeP7n2FuhPAzVFy_6209-iqb8phX1gEJ5MEx4xtShwExM0

August 26: “The Perfect Mate,” STAR TREK THE NEXT GENERATION S5 E21 (April 25,1992) Ferengi machinations unleash a diplomatic gift aboard the Enterprise – the rare, empathic perfect mate, ready to bond with any male around her. This episode helped to inspire Rebecca Adams’ model of “loving mimesis.”

For more info: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0708818/ Available on Prime Video.

Join us for a casual online discussion every other Thursday at 4:00 PM ET. For a Zoom link, please RSVP Sue Wright at swright14620@yahoo.com or go to our Facebook Discussion Page.

We welcome suggestions of films or topics for future discussions!

About Sue Wright

I use Rene Girard's mimetic theory to read comics. It's amazing what comes to light. Comics are far richer than I ever realized.
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