On Campus | The Therapy: A First Exposé of Conversion "Therapy" from Within
Tuesday | 17.08.21 | 19:45
Screening & Discussion |
The film by Zvi Landsman
The screening and the discussion will take place outdoors, at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute
Warm clothing is recommended
The film The Therapy presents the first exposé from within of conversion "therapy". Lev and Ben are attracted to men and go to conversion therapy in the hope of marrying a woman. Whereas Lev becomes a devotee of the therapy, Ben is consumed with doubt and embarks on research that will change his life.
(Israel 2021, 80 minutes, Hebrew and English, subtitles in Hebrew and English)
A discussion will be held following the screening.
Click here to read (in Hebrew) about the winners of the Van Leer Prize, including a paper on the queer worldview.
Rabbanit Devorah Evron, director of Ohr Torah Stone’s Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute for Halakhic Leadership and spiritual leader at Bar-Ilan University
Zvi Landsman, director of the film
Moderator: Daniel Yonas, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute