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Film/ TV/ Theatre Partners

Mass

Healing TREE is partners with, and will be hosting a screening in the future for, the feature film Mass which is premiering at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. Mass follows two sets of parents who meet years after a tragedy changed their lives. Mass was written and directed by Fran Kranz (The Cabin In The Woods) and stars award-winning actors Jason Isaacs (the Harry Potter film series, The Patriot), Reed Birney (Tony-winning actor of The Humans, House of Cards), Martha Plimpton (Emmy and Tony nominee, Raising Hope, Running on Empty) and Ann Dowd (Emmy winner, The Handmaid’s Tale, The Manchurian Candidate, Garden State). Mass was co-produced by Healing TREE Founder and CEO Marissa Ghavami. 

Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Ryan Jackson-Healy.

Or (Someone) Else

Healing TREE is partners with the short film Or (Someone) Else (@orsomeoneelse_film Facebook.com/orsomeoneelsefilm) which is currently in the festival circuit. Healing TREE Artist Advocate Emily Althaus, star of Orange Is The New Black, is the lead of this film which is written and directed by Caroline Rose Giuliani (@carolinerosegiu www.carolinerosegiuliani.com). Or (Someone) Else is a psychological thriller about a woman struggling to break free from an abusive relationship and the dangerous mental health ramifications of her repressed anger. This short film is a proof of concept for a feature length film in development that tackles many of the same themes. We are so proud and grateful that our website and logo are at the end of this film, encouraging viewers to visit our website for resources on healing trauma.


The Siblings Play at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater – Community Partner

March 8th 2020 & March 26th 2020 | New York, NY

Healing TREE Founder Marissa Ghavami will be leading a Community Conversation after the March 8th and March 26th performances. Use code HT25SIBLINGS for $25 tickets (typically $45-$60). The Siblings Play delves deep into the psyche of a teenage girl and her two brothers left to raise each other in their parents’ absence. The play looks at the ways these three teenagers protect, love, fight, and diminish in the wake of their family history and the complexity of growing up with parents who are too young to be parents in the first place. In The Siblings Play, Santiago gives voice to characters rarely seen on the stage with theatricality, poignancy, humor, and empathy.