ReelAbilities: Athletes Meeting the Challenge - Film Pairing and Guest Speaker
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ReelAbilities: Northern Virginia, in partnership with Temple Rodef Shalom, is proud to present A Pairing of Films About Athletes Meeting the Challenge with Special Guest, Dr. Jennifer Lager of GAME- Get a Mental Edge. Two films - one short, one feature - will be shown followed by an engaging discussion with Jennifer Lager, Psy.D. MARIA AND PETE DIRECTED BY ANDREW JOHNSON, OREN SAUERHAFT, LEIGH SILVER 7 MIN | ENGLISH | USA | 2018 | SHORT | OPEN CAPTIONS | AUDIO DESCRIPTION Maria & Pete introduces a power couple crossing finish line after impossible finish line. MIND/GAME: THE UNQUIET JOURNEY OF CHAMIQUE HOLDSCLAW DIRECTED BY RICK GOLDSMITH 57 MIN | ENGLISH | USA | 2018 | DOCUMENTARY | OPEN CAPTIONS | AUDIO DESCRIPTION Billed as the female Michael Jordan, basketball phenom Holdsclaw led Tennessee to three successive championships and became a WNBA number-one pick, Rookie of the Year and All-Star. But her hidden struggle with mental illness led to personal setbacks and a second career as a vocal mental health advocate. POST-FILM DISCUSSION WITH JENNIFER LAGER, PSY.D. Dr. Lager is owner of GAME- Get A Mental Edge, a McLean, VA based business that provides performance enhancement/sport psychology services to athletes, coaches, and corporations. She has worked with individuals and groups at the junior, amateur, professional, and Olympic levels in various sports. This event is Free with RSVP. Space is very limited - register early.
- Start:March 14, 2019
- End:March 14, 2019
- Where:Temple Rodef Shalom, 2100 Westmoreland St., Falls Church, Virginia, United States, 22043
- Event Type: Food & Dining, Festivals & Fairs
- Ticket Price:N/A