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Denise Albert and Melissa Musen Gerstein Host Rachel Bay Jones and Talk About Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges New Movie  Ben Is Back

Denise Albert and Melissa Musen Gerstein Host Rachel Bay Jones and Talk About Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges New Movie  Ben Is Back


Denise Albert and Melissa Musen Gerstein hosted an event for a Virtual Recovery System Freedom 365. Run by Brian McAlister who offers to the world a self-help, how-to book encompassing a holistic recovery approach for individuals who have experienced addiction and are seeking full recovery, The Moms presented the film Ben Is Back.

This moving film stars Lucas Hedges (Manchester By the Sea and The Waverley Gallery), as an addict. When 19-year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly turns up to his family home on Christmas Eve morning, his mother Holly (Julia Roberts), is overjoyed by his presence. His sister Ivy (Kathryn Newton), remembers Ben’s past with substance abuse all too well.

At Christmas Eve mass, Holly encounters Beth (Dear Evan Hansen‘s Rachel Bay Jones), the mother of a girl who overdosed after Ben got her hooked back in out-of-control junkie days.


The drama unfolds over a 24-hour period. Truths are revealed and “a mother’s undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.

Look for Part 2 of this interview tomorrow.

 

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret, opera and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. She has a screenplay and a TV show in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She is a proud member of the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle and was a nominator. Email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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