Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
The Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute’s Off the Couch, in collaboration with The National Center for Jewish Film, presents Closed Season (Ende der Schonzeit) (2012) at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
On a remote farm in the Black Forest during WWII, a German peasant couple (Hans-Jochen Wagner and Brigitte Hobmeier) allow a young Jew (Christian Friedel) to hide on their farm despite their own anti-semitism and neighboring Nazis. In this intense psycho-sexual drama, intimate secrets are revealed and hidden motivations emerge, tightening the power dynamics. Charged with eroticism, emotional intrigue and unexpected twists, the film is bookended by poignant scenes set in 1970s Israel. Please note: Adult Content.
Dov Fogel, M.D., will lead a discussion following the film.Read More »