"What Is Japanese Cinema in the 21st Century?" The Filmmakers' Perspective (2021)

  • Talk
  • 30min

In this compilation video, 12 filmmakers featured in 21st Century Japan: Films from 2001-2020 share their thoughts about the past 20 years of Japanese cinema as well as its future. Participants include: Sion Sono (Red Post on Escher Street, 2020); Yukiko Mishima (Shape of Red, 2020); Kei Ishikawa (Listen to the Universe, 2019); Shuichi Okita (Mori, the Artist’s Habitat, 2018); Satoko Yokohama (The Actor, 2016); Shinya Tsukamoto (Fires on the Plain, 2015); Kazuya Shiraishi (The Devil’s Path, 2013); Nobuhiro Yamashita (The Drudgery Train, 2012); Yuki Tanada (One Million Yen Girl, 2008); Naoko Ogigami (Yoshino’s Barber Shop, 2004); Isshin Inudo (Josee, the Tiger and the Fish, 2003); and Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Bright Future, 2003; Real, 2013; Journey to the Shore, 2015).

Streaming worldwide from February 5-25 as part of 21st Century Japan: Films from 2001-2020

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