Jung & Film Online | Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent van Gogh

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You are warmly invited to our first Jung and Film evening for 2021, on Friday evening 22 January, Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent van Gogh (Paul Cox 1987) (Run time: 1h 45m).

This movie by Paul Cox offers an intimate portrait of the artist in his life, sharing his sorrows and joys with his brother, Theo, in the more than 750 letters that passed between them during their lifetime. In this way Cox manages to take us into the inner experience of Van Gogh himself, which is reflected in his paintings.

Jung says: A creative calling is like a daimonion, which, in some instances, can ruin a person’s entire life. (Carl Jung, C.G. Jung Speaking: Interviews and Encounters, Pages 164-167) Jung saw this process as one of great social significance, where conjured primordial images were “constantly at work educating the spirit of the age.”

This beautiful movie will give us the opportunity to reflect on the creative spirit in both its divine and daimonic aspects, through the life and work of Vincent van Gogh.

Online Participation Format

We will be screening this movie via zoom, from the DVD we have purchased. We will start the screening at 18h00 (6pm). After the film there will be a break of 20 minutes, followed by a discussion for approximately 45 minutes.

Cost

R100 during lockdown.

Book tickets online below.

Live Streaming | Advanced Booking Essential

Kindly book your ticket by 12:00 on Friday, 22 January 2021. A Zoom link will automatically be provided upon successful completion of the payment process.

If you have any queries or issues with booking please contact us at saaja@mweb.co.za

Catering

Janis Merand (Lush Food), is available, to deliver food to you (at your own cost), within a reasonable radius of her home in the southern suburbs, on the evening of June 12th. Contact her for details at Janis Merand janismerand@gmail.com

Library

Our library is open for use again, since 1 October 2020. Visitors are requested to wear a mask, make use of the hand sanitiser provided, and to sign the Contacts List.

We invite you to visit our Library online, where you can search for titles and find out more about our Collections. For more information, contact Debra at saajalibrary@outlook.com.

We hope to see you on Zoom and look forward to continuing our stimulating film discussions.

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