ASK DR. RUTH
Dir. Ryan White | Documentary | U.S.A. | 2018 | 1 hr. 40 min.
Discussion to follow with film subject Dr. Ruth Westheimer, and director Ryan White, moderated by Patricia Wallace, M.S.W.
Don’t let her small stature fool you. Although under five feet tall, Dr. Ruth Westheimer is a force. At 91 years old, this pioneer of sex therapy hasn’t stopped working—and still promises the best sex you’ve ever had, if you listen to her. Exuberant and infectiously energetic, she hopscotches from speaking engagements to TV and radio appearances. This inspiring portrait, colored by her almost arresting openness, spans from her childhood as an orphan of the Holocaust to her emergence from the darkness, bringing light to so many people.
Saturday, August 31, 2019 - Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center, Oak Bluffs
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5 PM Dinner with Dr. Ruth Westheimer
Join us for a memorable evening with our guest of honor, Dr. Ruth Westheimer! Betsy Carnie, a chef focused on using locally-sourced and sustainable ingredients, will prepare dinner at the beautiful Barn House in Chilmark. Dinner tickets include reserved seating at the film afterwards. Advance tickets only.
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