Virtual Film Screening: AMADEUS w/ Annette Bening
Thursday, February 25, 2021
5 PM PST / 8 PM EST Q&A
Annette Bening (Actor)
Annette Bening is a Tony Award and four-time Academy Award nominee, and two-time Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award winner. Most recently, she appeared in William Nicholson’s HOPE GAP opposite Bill Nighy, and Scott Z. Burns’ THE REPORT, opposite Adam Driver, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination. Upcoming projects include: DEATH ON THE NILE, directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh.
Additional film credits include GEORGETOWN, LIFE ITSELF, THE SEAGULL, CAPTAIN MARVEL, FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL, 20TH CENTURY WOMEN, RULES DON’T APPLY, DANNY COLLINS, THE SEARCH, THE FACE OF LOVE, RUBY SPARKS, GIRL MOST LIKELY, GINGER & ROSA, THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT, MOTHER AND CHILD, BEING JULIA, AMERICAN BEAUTY, IN DREAMS, THE SIEGE, THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT, MARS ATTACKS!, RICHARD III, LOVE AFFAIR, BUGSY, REGARDING HENRY, THE GRIFTERS, GUILTY BY SUSPICION, VALMONT, POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE, and THE GREAT OUTDOORS.
On stage, Bening was last seen in Gregory Mosher’s Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s classic ALL MY SONS alongside Tracy Letts, for which she earned a Tony Award nomination. Previous stage credits include HAVE A NICE DAY at Minetta Lane Theater; Public Theater’s 2014 Shakespeare in the Park production of KING LEAR; RUTH DRAPER MONOLOGUES at Geffen Playhouse; Anton Chekhov’s THE CHERRY ORCHARD at Mark Taper Forum; Alan Bennett’s TALKING HEADS at Tiffany Theater; Henrik Ibsen’s HEDDA GABLER at Geffen Playhouse; and MEDEA at UCLA.
Bening also received a Tony Award nomination and won the Clarence Derwent Award for Outstanding Debut Performance of the Season for her role in COASTAL DISTURBANCES.
Bening graduated from San Francisco State University and trained at the American Conservatory Theaterin San Francisco until she joined the acting company.
Mary Tobin (Moderator)
Mary Tobin has over 17 years of leader development, project management, community engagement, public speaking experience and she currently serves in the Biden-Harris administration as the Senior Advisor for Wounded Warrior, Veteran, and Military Family Initiatives at AmeriCorps. She is extremely passionate about addressing the social justice issues that negatively affect underserved communities and is committed to working with globally minded leaders and organizations to develop solutions that will positively impact underserved cities and communities. Mary is very active in the world of advocacy and activism as she focuses on addressing poverty through collective impact and race and gender biases in the military and the society at large.
Her public relations campaigns in the media have established her as a thought leader concerning diversity and inclusion and she has been featured in major publications such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN, CBS, ABC, NPR, the Washington Post, and the Associated Press. She has also lectured at the United States Military Academy, the University of Alabama, University of Georgia, Texas Tech University, Fordham University, and Radio One on issues around fighting poverty, diversity, and leader development. Notably, she was a featured speaker at South by Southwest (SXSW) 2018 speaking about the usage of data and analytics to solve poverty in one of her previous roles as the Director of the Brownsville Partnership, an initiative of the national nonprofit organization, Community Solutions.
Mary is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and the New York Institute of Technology. She is a proud combat Veteran, having served 10 years in the United States Army as a communications officer, including two combat tours in Iraq. Her previous roles include Senior Project Manager for the US. Department of Housing and Urban Development, a President’s Management Council fellow in the US Department of Treasury, a Chief Operations Officer for the City of Jacksonville, FL, and most recently the Executive Director, East Region- The Mission Continues. In her spare time, Mary serves as the Vice President of the West Point Women Alumni Organization, Committee member for the West Point Alumni Organization’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, and Co-Founder of the West Point African-American Alumni Association. She is a proud Godmother and an avid sports fan.
Her personal motto is a quote from the late Muhammad Ali, " Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.”
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