2017 SIGNPOSTS OF MY DAYS – STARS OF MY NIGHTS (85th Birthday Lecture)
Peter Ammann’s personal homage to people whose imagination and intuition inspired him as well as many others: Jung, Marie-Louise von Franz, Laurens van der Post, Churchill, Fellini, Pablo Casals, Vera Bührmann, Nomfundo Mlisa… (with video clips)
1982/ 2015 MARIE-LOUISE VON FRANZ – A FILM BY FRANÇOISE SELHOFER, PRODUCED BY PETER AMMANN
Marie-Louise von Franz, in this film made in 1982 in Bollingen, gives insight into her own life, her encounter and collaboration with C.G. Jung, her understanding of his psychology and the development of her own work. She answers questions about interpretation of dreams, creativity, synchronicity, alchemy and the great oppressive problems of our time. Duration: 41 min. / Language: Deutsch / Subtitles: English / Voiceover: English, French, Italian, Spanish.
2014 MABI’S FEAST – SANGOMAS CELEBRATING SAN
Mabi was a traditional South African healer. He had a special relationship with the Bushpeople. They belonged to the spirits of Mabi’s ancestors who appeared in his dreams and taught him everything about healing. When Mabi, for the first time in his life, met Bushpeople in reality, he wanted to honor them through a special ceremony.
2010 LAURENS VAN DER POST – THE BUSHMEN AND THEIR STORIES (3 DVDs)
In January 1986 Laurens van der Post was invited to give a series of three lectures at the C.G. Jung-Institute Zürich about his experiences of and with the Bushmen during which he recounted and interpreted many of their stories in his own inimitable way. (280 Min.)
2008 HEALING IN TWO WORLDS – JUNGIAN PSYCHOTHERAPISTS ENCOUNTER AFRICAN TRADITIONAL HEALERS
Video document of 3 workshops held at the XVII IAAP Congress 2007, Cape Town. What can psychotherapists and traditional healers learn from one another? Is a dialogue between African healers and depth psychologists possible and desirable? These matters provoked vigorous debate. (95 min.)
1972/2009 SANDPLAY WITH DORA M. KALFF
This film, made in 1972, has now become a classic. It is the only film of Dora Kalff’s work in which she shows and explains her method of therapy. Creating a series of sandplay pictures activates the healing process and furthers the development of the personality. Sandplay is used therapeutically as well as diagnostically, with both adults and children.
2007 VERA BÜHRMANN: LIVING IN TWO WORLDS – COMMUNICATION BETWEEN A WHITE HEALER AND HER BLACK COUNTERPARTS
The eminent South African Jungian analyst Dr Vera Bührmann explored traditional healing practices, comparing them, and framing them within the language of Analytical Psychology. Her work remains relevant today and forms the foundation for understanding traditional healing from a western clinical and theoretical perspective.
2002 SPIRITS OF THE ROCKS
The extraordinary rock art of the Bushpeople lead us back into the world of our ancestors, the hunters and gatherers, conjuring up the early man in us. And the Bushpeople who are still alive today by sharing with us their myths and inviting us to take part in their rituals and healing dance restore our links with a way of life that we have lost. (80 min.)
1992 HLONIPA – JOURNEY INTO WILDERNESS (WITH IAN PLAYER – INTRODUCED BY LAURENS VAN DER POST)
Deep in the heart of Zululand’s Umfolozi Game Reserve a small group of international travelers sets out for a wilderness trail. In a spirit of harmony with nature, the participants start to talk, to recount their dreams. Beyond the encounter with wildlife and the discovery of a magnificent countryside the wilderness trail turns into an inner experience, a journey into the self.
2000/ 2008 PAUL TORTELIER – TESTAMENT TO BACH – THE COMPLETE CELLO SUITES
1989/ 2014 PAUL TORTELIER – THE COMPLETE MUSICIAN
1985 FUGUE ON SEVERAL THEMES
1984 PLEA FOR HUMANITY
1977 THE SWISS AFFAIR
1972 THE RED TRAIN
1971 LES NEINSAGER
1970 BRACCIA SI, UOMINI NO (WORKERS YES, HUMAN BEINGS NO)