Freud’s Lost Lecture

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CREAM Screen Presents:

Freud’s Lost Lecture

Dream interpretations and re-imaginings in the films of Deborah Levy and Jane Thorburn, Mieke Bal and Michelle Williams Gamaker, Daria Martin, Catherine Yass.

With a reading by Deborah Levy.

‘If the birth of psychoanalysis offered methods to investigate the unconscious mind, there is no doubt that personal and political conflicts, and above all rage and hopelessness, continue to speak through the body in our own century.’ Deborah Levy.

In Freud’s Lost Lecture, the writer Deborah Levy imagines a lost lecture written by Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, accompanied by the dream-like images of the film-maker Jane Thorburn.  In One of the Things that Makes Me Doubt (2010-11), artist Daria Martin returns to her late grandmothers dream diaries, spoken through the voices of the actors and collaborators of Martin’s films. The artist Catherine Yass shares her dream recollections as video diary in Waking Dream (2008).

Deborah Levy will give a reading relating to Freud’s Lost Lecture, and will be in conversation with Jane Thorburn and Catherine Yass about the legacy of Freud’s dream analysis for creative reinterpretations of the unconscious mind.

And we are pleased to present Michelle Williams Gamaker and Mieke Bal’s Freud Museum collaboration Sissi in Analysis (2012).

BBFC rating
Running time
120 mins

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February 27th

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