Japanese Cinema: A Survey

Rashomon

Akira Kurosawa
Thu, 09/05/2019 - 9:00pm

Asako I & II

Ryūsuke Hamaguchi
Sat, 09/14/2019 - 7:00pm
Sun, 09/15/2019 - 7:30pm

Late Spring

Yasujiro Ozu
Thu, 09/19/2019 - 9:45pm
Sun, 09/22/2019 - 5:00pm

Tampopo

Juzo Itami
Thu, 10/03/2019 - 9:15pm
Scene from the film House (Hausu)

image from House (Hausu)

Screening in conjunction with Introduction to Japanese Film, taught by Andrew Campana (Asian Studies), this survey of Japanese cinema includes films from masters of the form, Yasujiro Ozu (Late Spring) and Akira Kurosawa (Rashomon), as well as younger experimental troublemakers Juzo Itami (Tampopo) and Nobuhiko Obayashi (House). Studio Ghibli’s fantastical Howl’s Moving Castle opens the series during our Orientation Week, and the Ithaca premiere of Ryûsuke Hamaguchi’s acclaimed new film Asako I & II screens on Sept 14 & 15. All films with the exception of Asako I & II will feature an introduction by Assistant Professor Andrew Campana.Screening in conjunction with Introduction to Japanese Film, taught by Andrew Campana (Asian Studies), this survey of Japanese cinema includes films from masters of the form, Yasujiro Ozu (Late Spring) and Akira Kurosawa (Rashomon), as well as younger experimental troublemakers Juzo Itami (Tampopo) and Nobuhiko Obayashi (House). Studio Ghibli’s fantastical Howl’s Moving Castle opens the series during our Orientation Week, and the Ithaca premiere of Ryûsuke Hamaguchi’s acclaimed new film Asako I & II screens on Sept 14 & 15. All films with the exception of Asako I & II will feature an introduction by Assistant Professor Andrew Campana.