We’re huge fans of Greek weird-wave director Yorgos Lanthimos here at Filmosophy, and have been since the Dogtooth days. Looking forward immensely to The Lobster opening this weekend.
An introduction to philosophy through the medium of film. Using a diverse range of films, we will explore some of the most interesting issues in philosophy. In doing so, we will learn what film can contribute to philosophy, and how philosophy can contribute to our enjoyment and understanding of film. For more information, and to […]Read more "Thinking through Film – new course starts 12 January 2015"
Dogtooth (Kynodontas) is the third feature directed by Giorgas Lanthimos. Released in 2009, it received international acclaim, winning the Prix Un Certain Regard at Cannes before being nominated for the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. Despite these accolades, Dogtooth is a film that many will find unsettling, disturbing even. While it features scenes of […]Read more "Dogtooth"
Tuesday 5 – Tuesday 26 March 2013 The relationship between philosophy and film is as old as film itself. Initially, philosophers concerned themselves with questions on the nature of the medium: Can film be art? What is film’s connection with reality? How does film engage our emotions? While such discussions contribute greatly to our understanding […]Read more "Filmosophy season @Filmhouse"