Speaking Engagements

Rick Goldsmith, producer and director of two Academy-Award-nominated films, speaks and lectures at colleges and universities in film, journalism and mental health classes and forums; mental health, sports and journalism organizations; film screenings, and a variety of related events. If you are interested in having Rick speak at your next event, please email him at rgoldfilm@gmail.com.

Examples of Recent Engagements:

Appreciating Diversity Film Series
PIEDMONT, CA, March 15, 2016
*Featuring Director Rick Goldsmith

Jewish Film Institute WinterFest 2017
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, March 5, 2016
*Post-film panel moderated by Rick Goldsmith

Southern Circuit Film Tour
GA, KY, AL, TN, February 2017
*Appearances during week-long tour by Director Rick Goldsmith

Active Minds Annual Conference
SACRAMENTO, CA, November 5, 2016
*Featuring Director Rick Goldsmith and Chamique Holdsclaw

University of Tennesse – Knoxville
KNOXVILLE, TN, October 3, 2016
*Featuring Director Rick Goldsmith and Chamique Holdsclaw

New York Mental Health Film Festival
NEW YORK, NY, October 1, 2016
*Featuring Director Rick Goldsmith and Chamique Holdsclaw

Reel Mind Film Festival
ROCHESTER, NY, June 28, 2016
*Featuring Director Rick Goldsmith

Mental Health America Film Festival
ALEXANDRIA, VA,  June 9, 2016
*Featuring Director Rick Goldsmith

MI-Ahead Spring Conference
LANSING, MI, June 2, 2016
*Featuring Director Rick Goldsmith

R metta and mique

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 18, 2016
*Featuring Director Rick Goldsmith, Chamique Holdsclaw & Metta World Peace*


Big Sky Sports Psychology Conference
Big Sky, MT, January 31, 2016
*Featuring Q&A with Rick Goldsmith*

Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine Conference
Big Sky, MT, February 1, 2016
*Featuring Q&A with Rick Goldsmith*

The Carter Center
Atlanta, GA, December 1, 2015
*Featuring panel discussion with Rick Goldsmith and Chamique Holdsclaw*

Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus
Bronx, NY, November 12, 2015
*Featuring panel discussion with Rick Goldsmith and Chamique Holdsclaw*

La Pena Cultural Center, Berkeley, October 17, 2015 – The Psychotherapy Institute sponsors a screening of Mind/Game and panel discussion.

Indiana University, Wednesday, September 23, 2015– with Chamique Holdsclaw, screening of Mind/Game.

7th annual “Suicide and the Black Church conference, The Healing Center, Memphis, TN, June 17, 2015.

48th Annual American Association Suicidology Conference, Mind/Game screening, Hyatt Regency Atlanta, GA – April 16, 2015

National Security vs. the People’s Right to Know: From the Pentagon Papers to Wikileaks,” Arkansas State University – October 24, 2013

Tower of Youth Youth Film and Education Day, Sacramento, CA – October 4, 2013

Everyday Heroes screening, The New Parkway Theater, Oakland, CA – June 17, 2013

Moderator of Q&A discussion at the Elmwood Theater premiere of We Steal Secerets: The Story of WikiLeaks, Berkeley, CA – June 7, 2013

Journalism and film studies classes, along with an evening screening of The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon PapersAuburn University, GA  – March 19, 2013