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The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the
Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology proudly present the

Third Annual Hollywood Scriptures Film Series
Psychology of Human Nature in Cinema: Relationship & Responsibility

Course Instructors:
Steven Nisenbaum, PhD, JD; Jill Bloom, PhD; Carter Long; Erik Gregory, PhD


Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 7:30 pm
Alfond Auditorium

Carnage is a 2011 film directed by Roman Polanski, starring Jodie Foster, John C. Reilly, Kate Winslet and Christoph Waltz. Based on the stage play by Yasmina Reza, the film is a razor sharp, biting comedy centered on parental differences.

Moderator: Steven Nisenbaum, PhD, JD
Discussant: Linda Daniels, PhD, Faculty, MSPP


Taste of MoneyThe Taste of Money

Friday, April 12, 2013, 6:00 pm
Alfond Auditorium

The Taste of Money is a 2012 Korean film written and directed by Im Sang-soo. It deals with an idealistic young employee from an eccentric and extremely wealthy family that hides all types of secrets within the walls of their mansion.

Moderator: Nicholas Covino, PsyD, President, MSPP
Discussants: Jodie Kliman, PhD, Faculty, MSPP; Nathan Blake, PhD, Professor, Media and Screen Studies, Northeastern University

Taste of MoneyA Separation

Saturday, April 13, 2013, 10:30 am
Remis Auditorium

A Separation is a 2011 Iranian drama film written and directed by Asghar Farhadi. It won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2012. The film is a melodrama that captures the themes of responsibility, honesty, love, religiosity and sacrifice.

Moderator: Jill Bloom, PhD, Faculty, MSPP
Discussants: Maryam Khodadoust, PsyD, Clinical Psychologist; Nathan Blake, PhD, Professor, Media and Screen Studies, Northeastern University

Kuid With a BikeThe Kid with a Bike

Sunday, April 14, 2013, 10:30 am
Alfond Auditorium

The Kid with a Bike is a 2011 Belgian drama film written and directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne. It won the Grand Jury Prize at last year's Cannes Film Festival. The deeply moving movie delves into the emotional life of Cyril, a troubled 11-year-old.

Moderator: Erik Gregory, PhD, Faculty, MSPP
Discussant: Robert Dingman, PhD, Faculty, MSPP

Updated 3/20/13

All films will be screened at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Remis and Alfond Auditoriums.

Following each film, a one-hour discussion will be held.

2.5 CE credits (per film and discussion)

$9 for MFA members, students and seniors; $11 for general admission.

Discount matinee prices (weekdays until 5:00 pm, weekends until 12:30 pm): $7 for MFA members, students, and seniors; $8 general admission.

$5 to all screenings for University members with valid student ID.

May be purchased at, by calling the MFA Ticketing Line at 800-440-6975, or in person at any MFA ticket desk.

MFA, Boston MSPP

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