Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association
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Adieu Lacan
2020, 92 minutes

Richard C. Ledes
director, writer, and producer

Friday, October 22, 2021
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT


In Adieu Lacan a young Brazilian woman trying to understand why her path to motherhood has reached an unbearable impasse travels to Paris in 1972 to undergo psychoanalytic treatment with Jacques Lacan. Based on a play and a novel by Betty Milan recounting her own analytic work with him, the film insightfully recounts an analytic trajectory.

The screening will be followed by a discussion with the director.

Richard Ledes is a film director, producer and writer based in New York City. Among the films he has directed and produced are Fred Won’t Move Out, The Caller, and A Hole in One. His latest film, Ikonophile Z," a light romantic comedy about the extinction of all life on earth," is in post-production. He is also working on Vienna 1913, a feature film based on a play of the same name by Alain Didier-Weill.

Location: Online via Zoom. Registration details to follow.

Fee: $10. Screening will be limited to 60 viewers.