Written and Directed by Ben Lewin
Starring John Hawkes, Helen Hunt and William H. Macy
Based on the poignantly optimistic autobiographical writings of California-based journalist and poet Mark O’Brien, The Sessions tells the story of a man confined to an iron lung who is determined – at age 38 – to lose his virginity. With the help of his therapists and the guidance of his priest, he sets out to make his dream a reality.
Screening at Cinema Society in November
Followed by a Q&A with writer/director Ben Lewin, producer Judi Levine, and actor John Hawkes