Friday, February 22, 2008

Premier of "Journeyman" a heartwarming documentary on mentoring, rites of passage, and male culture in America

The Connecticut Premier of:


A new documentary on mentoring and two boy's paths to manhood. Join us for the CT Premiere 7:00 PM Thursday March 20th at the Country Cinema in Watertown, CT.

About Journeyman:
The film features Michael Gurian (The Good Son, The Wonder of Boys),Dr. Michael Obsatz (Raising Nonviolent Children in a Violent World), Dr. Barbara Coloroso, (Kids Are Worth It), Dr. David Walsh (The Selling Out of America's Children, Why Do They Act that Way?).
Journeyman studies the phenomena of "at risk" boys, plus issues in American male culture. The film discovers experiments to reinventmale communitiesby giving boys what they need to grow into mature manhood. Finally, Journeyman follows its characters into an authentic "Rites of Passage" where mentoring from a community of men and boys create a transformation experience for young boys entering adolescence.

Co-Producer Dr. Michael Obsatz, author of Raising Nonviolent Children in a Violent World, will present compelling research about adolescent depression, addiction, violence, self-esteem issues etc., and his perspectives on mentoring and rites of passage in American society. His presentation includes some current solutions to foster healthy development and transition for coming of age boys and girls. Representatives from Boys To Men New England Mentoring Network, Girls Initiate Passage & Mentorship, Big Brothers Big Sisters and COaMUNITY Project will also be available to answer questions.

Adults $10 / Youth ages12-17 $8 / Under 12 Free

For additional information, or to interview experts & subjects from Journeyman, please contact John Cummings 203-558-5423
Email: or go to our web page at:
For more information about Journeyman, you can also see the films website at

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