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Japanese Cinema For Busy People – Part 3

June 1, 2012 4 comments

It’s FREE and you can attend as many or as few talks as you like!

Looking to expand your knowledge on Japanese cinema? The Japan Foundation is inviting those fascinated by all things cinema, or all things Japanese, to join the third series of Japanese Cinema for Busy People.

Whether you are a dedicated cineaste or a casual moviegoer, all are welcome to join and enjoy! Experts in the field will Read more…

Filmmaker Kaneto Shindo (Onibaba, Kuroneko) Dies Aged 100

May 31, 2012 1 comment

Various tributes are expected to be held.

Kaneto Shindo, a prolific, much-honored scripter and helmer of films including “The Naked Island,” “Onibaba” and 2010’s WWII drama “Postcard,” died on Tuesday of age-related causes. He was 100.

Born in Hiroshima, Shindo joined the now extinct Shinko Kinema studio in 1934 as an apprentice film developer. The following year he Read more…