On Saturday May 1 2021 Stillpoint Magazine and the Minnesota Psychoanalytic Society & Institute (MPSI) hosted a conversation between film director Kate Novack and Professor Madelon Sprengnether. The discussion focused on Novack’s 2020 Oscar-nominated short film Hysterical Girl. This is a recording of the event, which occurred via Zoom.
Hysterical Girl (2020) takes a critical look at Sigmund Freud’s famous Dora case, his only extensive case study focused on a woman.
You can view and download background notes on the film and related topics discussed in the conversation here. Kindly compiled by Professor Sprengnether.