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 hold lectures assessing significant topics in Japanese cinema, past and present. As a complement to the BFI and Japan Foundation season Two Masters of Japanese Cinema: Kaneto Shindo & Kozaburo Yoshimura, fill your Wednesday evening with a cinema lecture – without having to do any of the homework!
Dates: 13th, 20th, 27th June, 4th, 11th July - Every Wednesday
Week 2 – Wednesday 20 June 2012 - 6.30pm
Fidelity, High and Low: Japanese Cinema and Literary Adaptation
by Lauri Kitsnik (University of Cambridge)
Lauri Kitsnik will consider how the relationship between literature and film has developed through various periods of Japanese cinema and the way literary classics have been reinterpreted for the screen.
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This course is free but booking is essential – you are welcome to attend as many or as few talks as you like.
To register, please e-mail email@example.com with your name and the session you would like to attend. Places will be limited – please book early to avoid disappointment.
This series is organised in association with BFI
For more information about the Two Masters of Japanese Cinema: Kaneto Shindo & Kozaburo Yoshimura season please visit www.bfi.org.uk