Click Here to Read: Odysseus in Modern Cinema Adele Tutter (American Psychoanalytic Association) A study on “the ageless story of a young man’s solo quest”. This essay reviews: Grizzly Man, directed by Werner Herzog, 2005 | Into the Wild, directed by Sean Penn, 2007 | Man on Wire, directed by James Marsh, 2008 | 127 Hours, directed by Danny Boyle, 2010.
Archive for the 'Movies' Category
Click Here to View: Bion’s A Memoir of the Future – the unfinished movie on YouTube.
Click Here to Read: New film suggests a bright future for Polish Jews: A talk with the director of ‘The Return,’ which opens Saturday in New York, on how he presents a positive look at a growing, hip Jewish community in an unexpected place BY Jordon Hoffman in The Times of Israel on October 24, 2014.
Werner Herzog on Creativity, Self-Reliance, Making a Living of What You Love, and How to Turn Your Ideas Into RealityThursday, October 23rd, 2014
Click Here to Read: Werner Herzog on Creativity, Self-Reliance, Making a Living of What You Love, and How to Turn Your Ideas Into Reality by Maria Popova on the Brain Pickings website.
Click Here to Read: NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG opens the 2014-15 Mainstage series at Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufman Music Center with “ART SONG ON THE COUCH: LIEDER IN FREUD’S VIENNA” Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 8:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, New York City.
Click Here to Read: Precious Windows on a Vanished World ‘Letter to Afar’: Pre-Holocaust Home Movies from Poland By Joseph Berger in The New York Times on October. 22, 2014.
CreditÁngel Franco/The New York Time
Click Here to Read: The Gary Webb story in Kill the Messenger: Shedding light on CIA criminality and conspiracy By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on October 17, 2014.
Kill the Messenger
Click Here to Read: Toronto International Film Festival 2014—Part 6 Tigers and global corporate criminality: “We’ve got a really bad system” By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on October 15, 2014.
Click Here to Read: The legacy of postwar Polish filmmaker Andrzej Munk By Dorota Niemitz on The World Socialist Web Site on October 13, 2014.
Click Here to Read: The Boxtrolls: A cartoonish glimpse of class society By Zaida Green on the World Socialist Web Site on October 6, 2014.
Farewell to Communism:
Howard Fast and Soviet Yiddish Writers
Tuesday, October 7 | 7:00pm
Ruth Gay Seminar in Jewish Studies
Free | RSVP: yivo.org/reservations / (212) 294-8301 x5167
Come join us for a special Members-Only Reception at 5:30pm to meet other YIVO Members, staff, and our new Albert B. Ratner Visiting Scholar in East European Jewish Literature, Professor Gennady Estraikh. The reception is only a couple of days away - RSVP today!
Novelist Howard Fast (1914-2003), remembered today as the blacklisted author of Spartacus, was one of the mos (more…)
Click Here to Read: Calvary: An Irish priest threatened for another’s crimes, Written and directed by John Michael McDonagh, Reviewed By Christine Schofelt on the World Socialist Web Site on October 4, 2014.
National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis
NPAP Continuing Education Committee
Presents A film on Bion: “A Memory of the Future” Mike Eigen, Discussant
Sunday, October 19, 2014
1:00 – 4:00 pm
at NPAP, 40 West 13 Street* (more…)
Click Here to Read: Trying To Find the Real Heinrich Himmler By Curt Schleier on the Forward Mobile website on October 1, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Also Like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-Hsien September 12, 2014 — October 17, 2014 at the Museum o the Moving Image in the New York Review of Books Events.
Click Here to Read: Toronto International Film Festival 2014—Part 4: Iraqi Odyssey and other pictures of the modern world By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on October 2, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Miners Shot Down: Documentary about the 2012 Marikana massacre By Derek Bell and Martin Kreickenbaum on the World Socialist Web Site on October 1, 2014.
Lonmin employees gather on a hill called Wonderkop at Marikana
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The Good, The Bad, and The Unending, Review of The Monuments Men directed by George Clooney, Reviewed by Gavriel D. Rosenfeld in The Jewish Review of Books in the Spring 2014 Issue.
Click Here to Read: Toronto International Film Festival 2014—Part 3 Drone warfare in Good Kill … and a roundtable interview with writer-director Andrew Niccol and actor Ethan Hawke By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on September 26, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Phoenix and Labyrinth of Lies: German history and other complex questions By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on September 24, 2014.
Labyrinth of Lies