From a conversation about movie history - from pandemics (1918 not so well covered) to wars and rebuilding into the future (sci-fi) to general escapism, and to drama and portrayals of the human condition. And I recalled this. An easy read for film history lovers, and also relevant to media, psychology, and sociology. Here is the wonderfully brilliant, funny, and illuminating Dr. Danny Wedding, in this presentation focusing on the portrayal - positive and negative, educational or stereotypical - of mental health (or lack thereof) in film.
Asynchronously live from the 123rd APA Convention (2015), Dr. Danny Wedding shares his fascination with the movies we all love.www.fenichel.com