In , after returning to New York after World War I, Albert Grass assembled a group of his friends largely working-class people , all of whom had an interest in Sigmund Freud and psychoanalysis, into a society that met in an office on Coney Island to discuss their inner lives. Years later, with the Society all but an urban legend, multimedia artist and filmmaker Zoe Beloff discovered some mysterious, Freudian 16mm home movies at a flea market, and made it her mission to collect and preserve, as well as understand, the films. Now, for one night only at Spectacle, Zoe Beloff will present the collected films of the Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society in their original 16mm format. Filmed between and , the films present the uncovered dreams, fears, and desires of Society members throughout the decades. These nine short films are beautiful, poignant, and surprising by turns, and present the raw, unfiltered inner emotional lives of several generations of Brooklynites. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Comment Name Email Website.
DREAMLAND: THE CONEY ISLAND AMATEUR PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY DREAM FILMS – Spectacle Theater
The Book of Lamentations: a bitterly nostalgic look at a city in the process of going extinct. The sexual desires of the past are no different than what they are today Obviously she made it up. It's a clever idea, but I hate it when artists get coy about the truth. Post a Comment. Wednesday, August 19, Coney Psychoanalytic.
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Toggle navigation Dream Films. Book About the Society. Dream Films viewing pavilion, Kiosk, Gent Sketch for funhouse Mirrors by Albert Grass Self portrait by Albert Grass in his unfinish comic book "Adventures of a Dreamer.