Ellen Gerstein is everyone’s aunt. She’s played supporting characters in many of your favorite things. She startled her family by coming to acting later in life and going against the grain. As a student in Georgia in the 60s she also dealt with anti-semitism and helped form Georgia Students for Human Rights, a Black and white student alliance to address the racism she saw there. We’ll talk about creating your life by imagining a more perfect world.
Check out Ellen's formidable IMDB resume
Learn more about her film work with neuro-atypical folks in Waiting for Ronald
And if you haven't seen it, check out the excellent film Warrior which we discuss as one of very few examples of a dual-protagonist film.