Star Wars; The Psyche Awakens


Friday March 25, 2016 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Examining the Psycho-spiritual significance of Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been decisive - some have seen it as almost spiritual genius, Panelists- help viewers integrate these two opposing viewpoints and come to an even greater appreciation for the psychological message of the space epic that has captivated the hearts and imaginations of generations. Through examining the Archetypal significance of the characters in both the original trilogy and The Force Awakens and exploring the psychological patterns of Joseph Campbell's "hero's journey" as exemplified in the two films, the panelists will illustrate the poetic symmetry that The Force Awakens brings to the saga. They will demonstrate the psychological import of this modern myth, provide predictions for the future of this saga based entirely on the psychology of Star Wars, and discover why this movie has the potential to leave more of a spiritual impression on movie goers than any film in history.