Women Behind the Lens: An Education

Searching the Psyche Through Cinema
The annual Searching the Psyche Through Cinema continues its psychological studies of films helmed by female directors. This week: a screening and discussion of Lone Scherfig’s smart and critically acclaimed coming-of-age story about a teenage girl (Carey Mulligan) in 1960s London and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age. (Rated PG-13)
Sunday, February 3, 2019
Reception: 
Following
Program: 
1:30 pm
This annual screening-and-discussion series continues in February with more psychological studies of films helmed by female directors.

Director Lone Scherfig’s smart and critically acclaimed coming-of-age story follows a teenage girl (Carey Mulligan) in 1960s London and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age. Post-screening discussion is led by Lori Hoodenpyle, a family law attorney and psychoanalytic candidate, and film critic Beck Ireland.

Presented in partnership with the Greater Kansas City and Topeka Psychoanalytic Center.
 
January 20 Lady Bird (2017, R)
February 3 An Education (2009, PG-13)
February 17 Battle of the Sexes (2017, PG-13)
March 3 The Bling Ring (2013, R)