Future Cinema

Course Site for Future Cinema 1 (and sometimes Future Cinema 2: Applied Theory) at York University, Canada

some thoughts on catharsis and flow

Catharsis is the name given to the emotional release experienced by the spectator on experiencing identification with the travails of a literary or cinematic character. For Freud it was the release experienced upon transference and this is where the analysand gains the perspective of the therapist and thus is released from the constraints of the [...]

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