Agnieszka Piotrowska, PhD, is an award winning filmmaker and theorist, UK. She is best known for her documentary Married to the Eiffel Tower. Her current work focuses on post-colonial relationships in Zimbabwe. She is the author of Psychoanalysis and Ethics in Documentary Film (2014), Black and White: cinema, politics and the arts in Zimbabwe (2016), The Nasty Woman and the new femme fatale in contemporary cinema (2019) and the editor of Embodied Encounters: New Approaches to Psychoanalysis and Cinema (2015), co-editor of Psychoanalysis and the Unrepresentable (2016, and co-editor of Femininity and Psychoanalysis: Cinema, Culture, Theory (2019), all published by Routledge. She has been making films and creating theatre in Zimbabwe in the last few years and in particular made an award winning film Escape (2017) and is completing an experimental drama Repented (2019).
Ben Tyrer, PhD, is a film theorist and lecturer. His research interests are in the relationship between psychoanalysis and cinema (kcl.academia.edu/BenTyrer). He is the author of Out of the Past: Lacan and Film Noir (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), and co-editor of the collections Psychoanalytic Approaches to Representing the Unrepresentable (Routledge, 2016) and Femininity and Psychoanalysis: Cinema, Culture, Theory (Routledge, 2019). He is also a member of the editorial board of the Film-Philosophy journal.