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Ask Dr. Ruth, and Q&A with The Sex Ed’s Liz Goldwyn and director Ryan White

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This documentary portrait chronicles the incredible life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor who became America’s most famous sex therapist. As her 90th birthday approaches, Dr. Ruth revisits her painful past and her career at the forefront of the sexual revolution. (2019, dir. Ryan White, 100 min.)

Followed by a Q&A with director Ryan White and Liz Goldwyn, author, filmmaker, and founder of The Sex Ed

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