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October 2018

The Three Faces of Eve (1957) at Manchester Science Festival

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
International Anthony Burgess Foundation, The Engine House, 3 Cambridge Street
Manchester, Greater Manchester M1 5BY United Kingdom
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Cinema gets psychological in this screening and panel discussion of the 1950s seminal classic film The Three Faces of Eve. Delivered as part of trailblazing research project, Demons of the Mind, we explore the interactions between cinema and the psy sciences, then debate the influence of this film on mental health narratives with mental health professionals and historians.   Author and Professor David A. Kirby will be MC, and our panellists will include Historian of Science Dr Ray Macauely, forensic psychologist…

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Psycho- shaping mental health narratives?

October 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cinema City, Norwich, St Andrew’s Street
Norwich, NR2 4AD United Kingdom
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In 1960, Hitchcock’s Psycho established the narrative conventions of future psychological horror and slasher films. What are the ramifications of these depictions for our understanding of dissociative identity and other trauma-related conditions? Join us for a special screening of Psycho and panel discussion between film academics and mental health professionals about the significant and sustained influence of Psycho on mental health narratives. Part of the ‘Demons of the Mind’ project – a collaboration between media studies and science communication scholars from the…

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