Gender Research Workshop: “The Female Gaze in Cinema”

 Seminar/trade show (noCPF)


  24 Oct through 24 Oct 2021


  Online Event | United Kingdom

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  London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Academic LAB


  Arts & Humanities - Other

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Film has long been a male-dominated industry, but for decades female directors against all odds have made an indelible mark on cinema. Today there is growing recognition of the important contributions made by women to the world of moving image, with audiences calling for more opportunities to be given to female screenwriters, cinematographers, editors, producers, performers and directors in a bid to defeat gender inequality. In this session we will identify psychoanalytic themes contained in films directed by women, placing a special focus on the feminine experience portrayed in stories told by women. There will be an opportunity to collectively discuss the ways in which cinema can evolve in order to more authentically depict female desire, fears and subjectivity. The following films will be discussed (advance viewing is optional): The Souvenir (Joanna Hogg, 2019) Prevenge (Alice Lowe, 2016) The Headless Woman (Lucrecia Martel, 2008) The Party (Sally Potter, 2017) The I... Read more

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