Weds Oct 14, 6:30 pm: Japanese experimental films of the 1960s (screening)

13 Oct

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Wednesday, October 14, 6:30 pm
Michelson Theater, Department of Cinema Studies, NYU
721 Broadway, 6th Floor

Screening: Experimental Films of the 1960s from Nihon University

Selected by film scholar Go Hirosawa, Meiji Gakuin University, this program of 16mm black-and-white films features two produced by members of Nihon University’s communist cinema collective in opposition and response to renewal of the US-Japan Security Treaty (Anpo): Pou Pou, 1960 (22 min.) and Wan (Bowl), 1961 (25 min.). Also included is The Martyr, 1963 (28 min.), directed by Katsuhiro Tomita, a film-production student at the university. Organized by Ann Adachi, executive director, Collaborative Cataloguing Japan. For film details, visit http://www.collabjapan.org/

Organized by Collaborative Cataloguing Japan and co-sponsored by NYU’s Moving Image Archiving & Preservation Program and Asian Film & Media Initiative, both Department of Cinema Studies;
and Grey Art Gallery.

Free of charge, no reservations, programs subject to change.
Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings.

*****

Offered in conjunction with the exhibition For a New World to Come: Experiments
in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968–1979,
 presented in New York City in two parts:
at the Grey Art Gallery, New York University (September 10–December 7, 2015)
and Japan Society Gallery (October 9, 2015–January 10, 2016).

For more information on the exhibition,
please visit www.nyu.edu/greyart

GALLERY HOURS

Grey Art Gallery, NYU:
Tuesday/Thursday/Friday: 11 am–6 pm
OPEN LATE Wednesday: 11 am–8 pm
Saturday: 11 am–5 pm
Closed Sunday/Monday/Major holidays
www.nyu.edu/greyartgreyartgallery@nyu.edu, 212/998-6780

Japan Society Gallery:
TuesdayThursday, 11 am–6 pm
OPEN LATE Friday: 11 am–9 pm
with free admission 6 pm–9 pm
Saturday–Sunday, 11 am–5 pm
Closed Monday/Major holidays
www.japansociety.org, 212/832-1155

Image: Still from Masao Adachi, Wan (Bowl), 1961

   

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