ABS188 - From darkness to light: gender relations and continuous discovery of sexuality through selfknowledge - Board 35
11:00 AM, Wednesday 30 Aug 2017 (1 hour)
Convention Center - 2000 A
The affective-sexual experiences of the individual are still the site of many family, social and religious controversies. Discussing sexuality and gender-relations is still taboo during certain times and in specific places, and the self-knowledge is a slowly and sometimes painful process. The purpose of this research is to discuss the possibilities of living sexuality and resume heteronormative concepts that hold back the role of individuals. The method used was the hermeneutic experience of critical analysis of a movie, which is based on the Critical Screen project of Giovanni Alves. This method proposes a union between historical psychology and cinema, which aims to use the film work as a means of critical reflection on the hegemonic heteronormative world instituted. Through the film Free Fall, an analysis of the context lived by a police officer and the possibilities of their affective-sexual experiences was established. In the film, we can see the different ways of living sexuality, the difficulties provided by social impositions, as the protagonist lives in a hegemonic heteronormative society, and is also visible the dialectics experienced by the character before new experience's possibilities. It was observed that the possibilities to question the decisions hitherto rigid and heteronormative are many, allowing awareness of those who live the same dialectics, therefore, the individual becomes a subject of his life process and he allows to be true to himself, carrying his inner self, always seeking to be happy with his choices, achievements, social and affective-sexual experiences.