Psychology at the Movies events give students and the public the opportunity to see films from all times and discuss them from a psychological perspective, while enjoying a cinematic experience at the ‘Birthplace of Cinema’, the Regent Street Cinema. It also aims to involve the audience in discussion on issues raised in the films with the help of professionals from different fields such as psychologists, therapists, counsellors as well as directors and writers when available.
The Truman Show, directed by Peter Weir, is a funny, tender and thought-provoking film exploring numerous facets of the human experience and issues of society. It tells the story of Truman Burbank, a man who has unknowingly been the star of a world-famous television show, with every moment of his life broadcast live to a global audience. The film questions the morals of our society as well as the role and impact of the media on today’s world.
This event is open to the public, and University of Westminster students and staff can benefit from discounted tickets of £6, instead of £11. Tickets are limited on a first come first served basis.