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 3 – Wednesday 27 June 2012 - 6.30pm
The Meaning of Independence in Japanese Cinema: Production, Distribution and Exhibition
by Julian Ross (University of Leeds)
Julian Ross will discuss the meaning of independence in the context of Japan’s film history, and examine the alternatives in distribution, production and exhibition whilst investigating what exactly is gained and lost with the decision to turn independent.
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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