Screening of the Red Shoes at NYPSI

PLEASE JOIN THE NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE
AS IT CONTINUES ITS CENTENARY CELEBRATION
WITH THE INAUGURAL EVENT OF THE
NYPSI CENTENARY CINEMA SERIES:

a screening of
Powell and Pressburger’s
1948 masterpiece
followed by a discussion with
Joan Acocella
and
Leon Balter

When: Saturday, January 8, 2011, 1:00-4:30 PM
Where: The Auditorium of The New York Psychoanalytic
Institute
Admission is free and open to the public
For further information: admdir@nypsa.org or 212.879.6900

Joan Acocella is a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, where she reviews dance and books. She edited the first unexpurgated edition of The Diary of Vaslav Nijinsky. Her other books include Mark Morris, a critical biography of the choreographer; Willa Cather and the
Politics of Criticism; and Creating Hysteria, Women and Multiple Personality Disorder. With Lynn Garafola, she edited André Levinson on Dance. Her recent collection of essays, Twenty-eight Artists and Two Saints, now in paperback (Vintage), was nominated for the National Book Critics
Circle award in criticism, and it won the Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She has also received the Award for Outstanding Contribution to Dance Research from the Congress of Research on Dance, and the Nona Balakian Citation for
Excellence in Reviewing from the National Book Critics Circle. She was a Guggenheim Fellow. She is a Fellow of the New York Institute of the Humanities.

Leon Balter, M.D. is Training and Supervising Psychoanalyst at The New York Psychoanalytic Institute and Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. He is the author of
numerous psychoanalytic papers addressing clinical, aesthetic, and methodological issues.

The NYPSI Centenary Cinema Series, jointly sponsored by NYPSI, Friends of the Library, and the Philoctetes Center for the Multidisciplinary Study of the Imagination, comprises monthly
screenings of classic, obscure, or provocative films selected and discussed by leading figures from the arts, academe, and psychoanalysis. Future films include Caché, Hamlet, Night of the
Hunter, Wild Strawberries, and others; participants include Simon Critchley, Peter Dunn, Arthur Heisman, Eric Marcus, Tom McCarthy, Anne Morra, Maura Spiegel, Jamieson Webster, Lissa
Weinstein, and others. Watch for announcements.

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