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Frames Of Mind Psychology Filim Festival

  1. 2. <ul><li>Continuing Psychology Education Program </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Presented by </li></ul><ul><li>The Kuriakose Elias College </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>In association with </li></ul><ul><li>Alumni Association </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>A unique opportunity for those who are interested in watching Films with a scientific temper and better understanding of HUMAN MIND </li></ul><ul><li>To interact with Film directors, makers, critics, academicians and psychologists </li></ul><ul><li>To come together with a wide audience for the enhancement of knowledge and sharpening of perspectives </li></ul>
  4. 5. Based on the preliminary discussion, these are my Suggestions …for further discussions… <ul><li>The programme have to be presented as predominantly academic </li></ul><ul><li>Target population: psychology and non-psychology students, teachers and (? interested public) </li></ul><ul><li>This year we could go with a THEME: </li></ul><ul><li>Suggested focus: on Mental Disorders </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Duration: 2 full days or 3 half days (including Saturday and Sunday) </li></ul><ul><li>Consisting of film screenings </li></ul><ul><li>Followed by discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Panel presentations on various aspects of screened cinema and depicted psychological disorder </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Plenty of opportunity for the audience to participate in discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Lectures and panels will be generously illustrated with audio-visual presentations including clips </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>All together we could screen one or two movies plus one or two documentaries per day </li></ul><ul><li>All screenings will be followed by discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Ticket rates are to be fixed </li></ul><ul><li>Separate rates for each screening and for the whole programme shall be worked out </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>This has been a unique initiative, and the first of its kind in India (perhaps in Asia) </li></ul><ul><li>Invitation brochure should be dispatched to all like-minded institutes. </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Suggested format for screening and discussion: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction to the screening movie/ documentary by the Chair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Screening </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Initiation of audience responses and their understanding by the Chair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expert panel presentations and discussion </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>For panel presentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clippings, audio-visual aids etc. have to be used to illustrate the topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Questionnaires could be distributed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comments and suggestions will be collected </li></ul></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>It is possible to continue this initiative… </li></ul><ul><li>Each year we could focus on certain themes… </li></ul><ul><li>For example Mental Disorders this year… </li></ul><ul><li>Problems of old age, adolescent issues, sexuality, violence, influence of movies ect. could be taken as Themes, in the coming years… </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Since our time is limited it may not be possible to cover the entire concepts of mental disorders in a couple of days… </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore better to focus on certain disorders and issues like phenomenology, stigma about mental disorders, treatment, recognition etc. </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>We could select appropriate movies/ documentaries either in English or Malayalam </li></ul><ul><li>Consent for screening, legal implications of public screening etc. are to be enquired </li></ul><ul><li>Procedures for registration as a psycho-film society is to be initiated, if that kind of an arrangement is beneficial </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Have to prepare an Expert panel list </li></ul><ul><li>Panel shall include an expert/ film critique, film director, psychologist, psychiatrist/ clinical psychologist </li></ul><ul><li>Each panel should have a chair who initiates and moderate the discussion </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Finance generation and management have to be discussed </li></ul><ul><li>Projecting technique is yet to be finalized </li></ul><ul><li>High quality LCD may be adequate </li></ul><ul><li>Preferred venue is the college auditorium or appropriate place at Kottayam </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Availability of prints, editing of clips etc. could be accomplished only through team work </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome volunteering to programme committee </li></ul>
  17. 18. Together we could make this AN EVENT <ul><li>Regards, </li></ul><ul><li>Renjan Roy Mathew </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Psychologist </li></ul><ul><li>Mob. 944 791 7475 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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