movies and happiness

October 22, 2014


Leonard Schein grew up in Los Angeles, studied psychology at Stanford, and ended up as Vancouver's independent movie theatre impresario and founder of the Vancouver International Film Festival. How did he make that transition--and why? In 2014, as the 33rd VIFF ended, Schein announced his retirement and his new focus, philanthropy. In this interview, he discusses the connection between psychology, movies, and cancer prevention.