Grow Elephant

New Kent Road, SE17 1SL 

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'I think it's very important to show women who don't fit in and who don't care if society judges them. Let other people be upset, but let these women speak out.'

Monika Treut

'I have found it easier to identify with the characters who verge upon hysteria, who were frightened of life, who were desperate to reach out to another person. But these seemingly fragile people are the strong people really.'

Tennessee Williams

 

The Asthenic Syndrome (1990) dir. Kira Muratova

THURSDAYS 8 PM 

                     (mostly)

 

Part I Dec - Jan 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thu 8 Dec  Repulsion - Roman Polanski, 1965, 105 min 

 

Thu 15 Dec  Euridice BA 2037 - Nikos Nikolaidis 1975, 96 min

 

Tue 20 Dec Red Desert - Michelangelo Antonioni, 1964, 120 min

 

Thu 29 Dec  Martha - R. W. Fassbinder, 1974, 116 min /

 

Thu 29 Dec  Fear of Fear - R. W. Fassbinder, 1975, 88 min

 

Thu 12 Jan   Jeanne Dielman - Chantal Akerman, 1975, 201 min

 

Thu 19 Jan  Une femme douce - Robert Bresson, 1969, 88 min

 

Thu 26 Jan  The Lacemaker - Claude Goretta, 1977, 104 min

 

Wed 5 Jul    Malina - Werner Schroeter, 1990, 121 min

 

Thu 6  Jul    Day of the Idiots - Werner Schroeter, 1981, 106 min

 

Tue 11 Jul    Willow Springs - Werner Schroeter, 1972, 78 min

 

Wed 19 Jul   The Left-Handed Woman - Peter Handke, 1978, 115 min

 

Thu 20 Jul   Les rendez-vous d’Anna - Chantal Akerman, 1978, 126 min

 

Wed 26 Jul  Five Year Diary - A Breakdown (and) After the Mental Hospital -                                          Anne Charlotte Robertson, 1991, 26 min  +  The Time We Killed - Jennifer                          Reeves, 2004, 94 min

 

Thu 27 Jul    Be Pretty  and Shut Up - Delphine Seyrig, 1978, 115 min

 

Wed 2 Aug   India Song - Marguerite Duras, 1975, 121 min

 

Thu  3 Aug   Mademoiselle - Tony Richardson, 1966, 103 min

 

Wed 9 Aug   No Mercy No Future - Helma Sanders-Brahms, 1981, 110 min

 

Thu 10 Aug  Sisters, or the Balance of Happiness - Magarethe von Trotta, 1979, 95 min

 

Wed 16 Aug  Journeys from Berlin/ 1971 - Yvonne Rainer, 1980, 125 min

 

Thu 17 Aug  Ticket of No Return - Ulrike Ottinger, 1979, 108 min

 

 

Thu 8 Dec  Repulsion - Roman Polanski, 1965, 105 min

 

Thu 26 Jan  The Lacemaker - Claude Goretta, 1977, 104 min

 

Thu 15 Dec  Euridice BA 2037 - Nikos Nikolaidis, 1975, 96 min

 

Thu 20 Dec  Red Desert - Michelangelo Antonioni, 1964, 96 min

 

Thu 29 Dec  Martha - R. W. Fassbinder, 1974, 116 min

 

Cinematic Representations of Female Neurosis

Crippling Paranoia /Desperate Loneliness / Paralysing Catatonia / Masochistic Death-wishes / Dangerous Obsessiveness / Apocalyptic Hysteria

Thu 29 Dec Fear of Fear - R. W. Fassbinder, 1974, 116 min

 

Thu 12 Jan Jeanne Dielman - Chantal Akerman, 1975, 201 min

 

Thu 19 Jan Une femme douce - Robert Bresson, 1969, 88 min

 

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