Introduction to Film and Psychoanalysis

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  27 Jul through 27 Jul 2021


  Online Event | United Kingdom

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  London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research


  Arts & Humanities - Visual Arts


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Introduction to Film and Psychoanalysis 27 July 2021 – Online Workshop 1pm-4pm (London Time) organised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Academic LAB Film and Psychoanalysis emerged in the same year, when the Lumière brothers patented the cinematograph in France in 1895, just as the Viennese neurologist Sigmund Freud published the very first psychoanalytic text Studies on Hysteria with his colleague Josef Breuer. For 125 years these two disciplines have grown alongside each other, influencing and challenging one another. In this workshop a special focus will be placed on the film medium's unique capacity to communicate unconscious motives often considered taboo by society. Ultimately, it will be argued that psychoanalysis applied to cinema empowers spectators to express subjective associations they consider to be meaningful. The following films will be discussed (advance viewing is optional): The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (Luis Buñuel,197... Read more

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