Religion & Film: Melancholia

Event time: 
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 7:00pm
Event description: 

 

Melancholia

(Denmark, 2011, 35mm)

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24 , 2013 | 7 PM
WHITNEY HUMANITIES CENTER AUDITORIUM (53 WALL ST.)

 

Films at the Whitney supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale. Presented with the Initiative for the Study of Material and Visual Cultures of Religion, the Program in American Studies, the Film Studies Program, and the Department of Religious Studies.

 


Prof. Kathryn Lofton (American Studies and Religious Studies) and Prof. Sally Promey (American Studies and ISM) will lead the audience in a post-screening discussion about the aesthetics of enigma; the relationship between science and moral convention; and appeal of apocalypse.