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JAM – CINÉ CLUB – ‘Lost Highway’ Doppelgänger Part II – Film Screening
July 12, 2017 @ 8:00 pm11:00 pm UTC+7
Every Wednesday night at JAM is CINÉ CLUB.
Guest host for July is producer/musician, Jacob Kogan.
Our Theme for July is ‘Doppelgänger Part II’
Wed, 5 July – Solaris (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1972)
Wed, 12 July – Lost Highway (David Lynch, 1997)
Wed, 19 July – Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009)
Wed, 28 July – Enemy (Denis Villeneuve, 2014)
The screening will start at 8 pm.
DOPPELGÄNGER PART II
“Not until Freud revealed the importance of the irrational in man have we been willing to admit the possibility that each of us has within us a second or a shadow self dwelling beside the eminently civilised, eminently rational self, a Double who may at any time assert its anti-social tendencies.”
—Rosenfield, Claire. “The Shadow within: The Conscious and Unconscious Use of the Double.” Daedalus, vol. 92, no. 2, 1963, pp. 326–344.
These four films explore the idea of a “double” in myriad ways: as a fever dream born out of isolation; as an impossibility realised through grief; as a manifestation of the subconscious psychosexual self. By exploring the existential threat posed by the double, these films force us to confront the tenuous nature of our constructed identities.
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JAM CINÉ CLUB aims to bring people with a love of cinema together.
Stay tuned for the monthly themes.
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