Japan Society Presents The Female Gaze: Women Filmmakers From Japan and Beyond

A survey of the increasing prominence and visibility of girls in film, the most current ACA Cinema Project series The Female Gaze: Ladies Filmmakers
from JAPAN CUTS and Beyond focuses on the vital roles that female artists play from behind the camera in Japanese cinema—ranging from directing and screenwriting to production and cinematography. Presenting an fascinating array of screenings and premieres—that include things like
new mainstream and independent operates from JAPAN CUTS alumni and increasing talents alongside a classics selection—The Female Gaze presents a a lot-necessary deep dive into the exceptional and overlooked contributions of girls in modern Japanese cinema.

Kicking off on November 11 with the North American premiere of JAPAN CUTS preferred Akiko Ohku’s Wedding Higher followed by a post-screening discussion and Q&ampA with the filmmaker and an opening evening celebration, The Female Gaze continues with the most current operates of JAPAN CUTS alumni Riho Kudo (Orphan Blues) and Mayu Nakamura (Amongst 4 of Us). Series highlights include things like Shuichi Okita’s charming One particular Summer season Story, shot by cinematographer Akiko Ashizawa Nagi’s Island, a slice-of-life summer time tale developed by sector veteran Kumi
Kobata (One particular Million Yen Girl, Rent-a-Cat) and the U.S. premiere of Naoko Ogigami’s Riverside Mukolitta on November 18th, which will include things like a post-screening discussion and Q&ampA with director Ogigami, followed by a reception.

In collaboration with the National Film Archive of Japan, The Female Gaze also consists of a classics concentrate on celebrated screenwriters Yoko Mizuki and Natto Wada. Amongst Japan’s most acclaimed and achieved screenwriters of the Golden Age of Japanese cinema, the two
have been noted for their celebrated literary adaptations. Japan Society will present the international premieres of two new 4K restorations—Conflagration and Her Brother—written by the screenwriters and directed by Kon Ichikawa. As aspect of the ACA Cinema Project, a 3-film
Filmmakers on the Rise slate will be presented, screening the current operates of burgeoning talents Naoya Fujita, Risa Negishi and Nanako Hirose.

In-particular person screenings: Tickets on sale beginning Friday, October 21 at noon Most tickets are $15/$ten members. Tickets for Wedding Higher and Riverside Mukolitta with post-screening Q&ampA and celebration are $21 common /$18 seniors &amp students/ $16 members. For Filmmakers on the Rise
choice, tickets are $five common / totally free for members, seniors &amp students.

Friday, 11/11
7:00PM Wedding Higher
Screening followed by a post-screening discussion &amp Q&ampA with director Ohku, and an
opening evening celebration.

Saturday, 11/12
1:00PM Dreaming of the Meridian Arc
five:00PM She is me, I am her
7:00PM One particular Summer season Story

Sunday, 11/13
1:00PM Excellent Stripes
four:00PM The Nighthawk’s 1st Like
7:00PM Her Brother

Monday, 11/14
7:00PM Conflagration

Tuesday, 11/15
7:30PM two of us / Extended-Term Coffee Break
Screening followed by a post-screening discussion &amp Q&ampA.

Friday, 11/18
five:00PM His Lost Name
Screening followed by a post-screening discussion &amp Q&ampA.
eight:00PM Riverside Mukolitta
Screening followed by a post-screening discussion &amp Q&ampA with director Ogigami, and a reception.

Saturday, 11/19
1:00PM No Longer Human
7:00PM Let Me Hear It Barefoot

Sunday, 11/20
1:00PM Nagi’s Island
four:00PM a stitch of life

For extra info on the titles, please click here.



  • Try your lucky to get discount coupon
  • 1 spin per email
  • No cheating
Try Your Lucky
Remind later
No thanks