Towards an Apotropaic Cinema: Feminist Posthumanism and Representation in Tár, She Said, and Women Talking

Friday, May 26
5:00 pm – 5:20 pm (CEST)

Comparing three 2022 films (She Said, Women Talking, and Tár), Russell J.A. Kilbourn argues that they exemplify a new type of apotropaic feminist-posthumanist cinema which critiques anthropocentrism while challenging conventional cinematic tropes about women and violence through sound, off-screen space, and editing.