The Pervert's Guide to Ideology
Fox Bay Cinema Grill Screen 1Fri, Oct 4, 2013 4:30 PM Event Date Passed
Downer TheatreSat, Oct 5, 2013 10:00 PM Event Date Passed
Oriental Theatre Screen 2Wed, Oct 9, 2013 12:00 PM Event Date Passed
Film Info
Section:Documentary Festival Favorites (Presented by Christine Symchych and Jim McNulty)
Runtime:136 min
Event Type:Features
Country of Origin:United Kingdom/Ireland
Original Language:English
Community Partners:Redemann Creative
UWM Digital Arts and Culture
Landmark Lanes
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Sophie Fiennes
Cast:Slavoj Zizek
Producer:Martin Rosenbaum
James Wilson
Katie Holly
Sophie Fiennes
Screenwriter:Slavoj Zizek
Cinematographer:Remko Schnorr
Editor:Ethel Sheperd
Enfant terrible of the cultural theory scene, Slavoj Zizek is back with another wildly entertaining examination of the intersection between cinema and philosophy with "The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology." With infectious glee, Zizek examines films both inside (literally, often inserting himself into numerous classic scenes and settings) and out, laying bare the hidden ideologies that epochal works of cinema (from "The Sound of Music" to "The Dark Knight") seek to reinforce. Zizek's free-form analysis teases out associations from the seemingly unrelated as he romps through the cinematic canon like a psychoanalytic Bugs Bunny, stuffing sticks of dynamite into the pockets of the status quo.