Click on the following link to listen to a talk back with Dave Mowers and Isaac Zablocki.
Dave Mowers, MA, RDT, LCAT Teaches Advanced Practices in Drama Therapy: Therapeutic Theater at NYU. He is the Executive Producing Director of the As Performance Series. For this series he has directed: Borderline, Esmin Four Years After, The Fading Body, Must/Can’t, and served as the producer of more than a dozen others. He is a graduate of the NYU Drama Therapy program. In addition, Dave creates original drama therapy plays for people in recovery from eating disorders using the Co-Active Therapeutic Theater model that he designed with Laura Wood, MA, RDT, PhD (abd).
Isaac Zablocki is the Director of film programs at JCC Manhattan and Director and Co-Founder of ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival, the largest disabilities film festival in the country – now in over 15 cities. He attended film school at Columbia University and went on to work at Miramax films. He produced and directed a feature film entitled Reality Lost and developed film educational programs for the Board of Education. Since 2004, Isaac has been developing film programs at the JCC including The Israel Film Center. Beyond ReelAbilities, he programs multiple film festivals annually including the acclaimed Other Israel Film Festival about Arab and minority populations in Israel. As Director of the Israel Film Center, he is the leading programmer of Israeli films in the U.S. and developed the largest on-line database of Israeli films as well as Israel Film Center Stream, the leading site for streaming Israeli films. Isaac lectures around the world in major institutions on a variety of topics from New Israeli Cinema, Hollywood and the Holocaust, to The Power of Film for Social Change.