Filming the Body in Crisis: Trauma, Healing and Hopefulness

Author’s talk: Davina Quinlivan introduced by Caroline Bainbridge

Filming the Body in Crisis examines the representation of the body and the ethical, psychological and embodied implications of viewing bodies on screen across a range of moving image media and mainstream films.The book draws on the work of Melanie Klein and Sigmund Freud, and is focused on notions of object relations and embodied film spectatorship, looking at a range of contemporary films including The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick), A Dangerous Method (David Cronenberg), Psychiatry and Broadmoor in the work of Pat McGrath, Hunger (Steve McQueen), Blue (Derek Jarman) and the films of Atom Egoyan.

Duration 01 June 2016 - 01 June 2016
Times 7pm - doors open at 6.30pm
Cost £10/£7
Venue Freud Museum London
Address 20 Maresfield gardens London NW3 5SX, ,
Contact 020 7435 2002 / /

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