CinePunked presents Gaslight at Crescent Arts Centre Belfast 2 Feb 2019

Gaslight (v.) – To manipulate someone by psychological mehans into doubting their own sanity. (Source: Gaslight by Patrick Hamilton.)

The Oxford Dictionary has it as one of their words of 2018, from #metoo to #fakenews, the concept of gaslighting has never been more visible.

Join CinePunked for a screening on the film that gave the phenomenon its name: 1940’s chilling Gaslight, based on Patrick Hamilton’s 1938 play.

Following the screening, CinePunked’s Robert JE Simpson and Dr Rachael Kelly along with writer and activist Liz Nelson will lead a discussion around gaslighting on screen and the modern context of a term.

Audience participation encouraged and it’s BYO. So bring along your tipple, sit back and relax, and enjoy the film and a chat!

As always, the panel is being recorded for a future CinePunked podcast.

Tickets are £10/£8 and can be booked via bit.ly/GaslightCAC or on the door.

Still from Gaslight (1940)
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.