The Arts Forum - Archive of Events

The Arts Forum of Psychotherapy Sussex organises events related to the arts. We take the view that understanding the dynamics of the unconscious enhances the appreciation of our lives, the creative arts and the political culture in which we live.

Cinemas of the Mind

The Arts Forum of Psychotherapy Sussex and the Duke of York’s Picturehouse.

4th March 2001 ‘A Clockwork Orange’ Dir. Stanley Kubrick. ( 1971UK)

Post screening discussion led by Carol Topolkski, psychoanalytic psychotherapist and censor with the British Board of Film Classification for 12 years.

15th July 2001 Bad Boy Bubby Dir. Rolf de Herr (1993 Australia)

Post screening discussion led by Carol Topolkski, psychoanalytic psychotherapist and censor with the British Board of Film Classification for 12 years.

9th December 2001 Ponette Dir. Jacques Doillon (1996 France)

Post screening discussion led by Carol Topolkski, psychoanalytic psychotherapist and censor with the British Board of Film Classification for 12 years.

20th January 2002 The Savage Eye: Samuel Beckett’s work for film and television.

Post screening discussion led by George Craig, Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Sussex and Kate Springford, psychoanalytic psychotherapist.

21st  April 2002 Peeping Tom  Dir. Michael Powell (1959 UK)

Post screening discussion led by Andrea Sabbadini, psychoanalyst and Chairman of the European Psychoanalytic Film Festival.

16th June 2002 The Son’s Room Dir. Nanni Moretti (2001 Italy)

Post screening discussion led by Carol Topolkski, psychoanalytic psychotherapist and censor with the British Board of Film Classification for 12 years.

July 21st 2002 Midnight Cowboy  Dir. John Schlesinger (1969 US)

Post screening discussion led by Carol Topolkski, psychoanalytic psychotherapist and censor with the British Board of Film Classification for 12 years.

29th September 2002 Billy Liar Dir. John Schlesinger (1963 US)

Post screening discussion led by Helen Taylor Robinson, psychoanalyst.

24th November 2002 Ratcatcher  Dir. Lynne Ramsay (UK 1999)

Post screening discussion led by Leslie Ironside, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

19th January 2003 My Childhood Dir. Bill Douglas, Small Deaths +Gasman+ Kill the Day Dir. Lynne Ramsay  (1996 – 1997 UK)

Post screening discussion led by Leslie Ironside, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

16th March 2003 Amores Perros Dir. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (2000 Mexico)

Post screening discussion led by Andrea Sabbadini, psychoanalyst and Chairman of the European Psychoanalytic Film Festival.

29th June 2003 Citizen Kane Dir.Orson Wells (1941US)

Post screening discussion led by Dr Earl Hopper, psychoanalyst and group analyst.

21st September 2003 Death in Venice Dir. Luchino Visconti (1971Italy/France)

Post screening discussion led by Carol Topolkski, psychoanalytic psychotherapist and censor with the British Board of Film Classification for 12 years.

7th December 2003 Vertigo Dir. Alfred Hitchcock (1958 UK)

Post screening discussion led by Andrea Sabbadini, psychoanalyst and Chairman of the European Psychoanalytic Film Festival.

21st March 2004  City of God  Dir.Fernando Mereilles (2002 Brazil)

Post screening discussion led by Leslie Ironside, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

24th October 2004  Cinemas of the Mind  and the UK Jewish Film Festival - My Father Dir. Egidio Enronico (2003 Brazil/Italy/Hungary)

Post screening discussion led by Leslie Ironside, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

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Aventures in Greenland –celebrating Graham Greene’s centenary, his links with Brighton and his contribution to cinema. Cinemas of the Mind  and Cinecity – the Brighton Film Festival.

26th November – 12th December 2004

 The Third Man exhibition – tracing the tracks of a film classic, courtesy of the Austrian Cultural Forum.

27th November 2004  - Gallery Talk by exhibition curator, Dr Brigitte Timmermann

4th December 2004 Centenary Party

5th December 2004 Brighton Rock Dir. John Boulting (1947 UK) and The Third Man Dir. Carol Reed (1949 UK)

Introductions and Panel Discussion –Francine Stock (Chair), Professor Cedric Watts, Steve Chibnall, Andrea Sabbadini and Dr. Brigitte Timmermann.

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27th April 2005 Hunger Dir Henning Carlsen (1966 Denmark/Norway/ Sweden)

Post screening discussion led by Anne Tyndale, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist.

25th September 2005 A Matter of Life and Death Dir.Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger (1946 UK)

Post screening discussion led by Ian Christie, Professor of Film and Media History at Birkbeck College and Dr. Peter Birmingham, consultant psychiatrist and member of the SAP.

27th November 2005 Cinemas of the Mind and Cinecity – The Brighton Film Festival-

Alphaville Dir Jean-Luc Godard (1965 France/Italy)

Post screening debate - ‘Alphaville 40 years on – fantasy or reality?’

John Mckean, Professor of Architecture University of Brighton, Richard Morgan Jones, psychoanalytic psychotherapist, Cherry Potter, group psychotherapist

29th January 2006 The Soulkeeper:the true story of Sabina Spielrein Dir. Roberto Faenza ( Italy/France/UK)

Post screening discussion led by Cathy Kaplinski, Jungian Analyst

26th April 2006 Pierrepoint – the Last Hangman Dir Adrian Shergold (2005 UK)

Post screening discussion led by Leslie Ironside, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

26th July 2006  Cinemas of the Mind and the Brighton Celebrating Age Festival -Since Otar Left

Post screening discussion led by June Broadhurst, Jungian  Senior Member of the BAP

14th January 2007 Ghosts Dir. Nick Broomfield ( 2006 UK)

Post screening discussion led by Dr Francoise Hutton, psychoanalytic psychotherapist and Jenny Leeburn, psychoanalytic psychotherapist

25th April 2007 Keane Dir Lodge Kerrigan (2006 US)

Post screening discussion led by Jenny Leeburn, psychoanalytic psychotherapist and Cherry Potter, group psychotherapist.

23rd November 2008  Cinemas of the Mind and Cinecity – the Brighton Film Festival,

The Tin Drum Dir. Volker Schlondorff (1979 Germany)

Post screening discussion led by Dr.Leslie Ironside,child and adolescent psychotherapist and Jenny Leeburn, psychoanalytic psychotherapist.

19th February 2012 A Dangerous Method  Dir. David Kronenberg (2011UK)

Post screening discussion led by Jenny Leeburn, psychoanalytic psychotherapist and Robert Withers Jungian analytic psychotherapist.

6th May 2012 Morgan – a suitable case for treatment. Dir Karel Reisz (1966 UK)

Post screening discussion led by Andrea Sabbadini, psychoanalyst and Chairman of the European Psychoanalytic Film Festival.

 

Cinemas of the Mind internal events.

October 2009 Fugitive Pieces Dir Jeremy Podeswa ( 2007 Canada/Greece)

Post screening discussion led by Leslie Ironside and Jenny  Leeburn

April 2011 Another Year Dir Mike Leigh (2010 UK)

Post screening discussion led by Leslie Ironside and Jenny  Leeburn

Understanding Creativity – the Arts Forum of Psychotherapy Sussex

13th April 2003 The Sussex Arts Club. Jonathan Harvey – composer, respondent Dr. Nicholas McKay

18th May 2003 The Sussex Arts Club. Anna Carlisle MBE – choreographer, in conversation with Bob Lockyer, former executive producer of dance programmes for the BBC.

14th September 2003 Carolyn Trant – an artist who works mainly with mythological themes.w

16th November 2003   Gavin Henderson, Principal, Trinity College of Music and Artistic Director of Dartington International Summer School. 

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