Jeff Jackson shares his take on a movie that is giving us an inspiring view of modern masculinity.Continue Reading
WELCOME TO THE MEN’S GROUP Movie Review
On August 11, 2016, I attended the screening of Welcome to the Men’s Group at the SAG-AFTRA Foundation in Los Angeles. With much anticipation I sat comfortably in the front row as the room filled with eager moviegoers. I interviewed actor Ali Saam, who plays the role of Mohammad, and Scott Ben-Yashar, the co-screenwriter and producer of the movie, just a few weeks prior to this screening. Consequently, I had a vague idea of the film based on the trailer. It promised to be cutting-edge, but wow, Welcome to the Men’s Group was so much more than I had expected!Read More...
Palm Theatre hosts sneak previews of comedy-drama 'Welcome to the Men's Group' BY GLEN STARKEY
What does it mean to be a man in the 21st century? Has feminism emasculated men? How can men be both authentically male and authentically sensitive? And what happens when eight men gather in a support group and end up baring both their souls and their bodies? These questions are at the heart of the new comedy-drama Welcome to the Men’s Group, ...Read Continue Reading
By Scott Ben-Yashar
Co-Writer, Executive Producer
July 18, 2016 Los AngelesI could have chosen to make a safer movie - a nice rom-com, horror or action movie. Instead, I chose to make this film, WELCOME TO THE MEN’S GROUP, about a bunch of urban men sitting around talking about their lives. Why? Continue Reading