Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Japan Society: ZEN & ITS OPPOSITE: Essential (& Turbulent) Japanese Art House



The Japan Society are very excited to unveil their 2010-2011 Monthly Classics series ZEN & ITS OPPOSITE: Essential (& Turbulent) Japanese Art House, starting on October 15 (with Kwaidan). This new series peers into the dark side of the classical repertoire of the late 1950s and 1960s: from Masaki Kobayashi’s Kwaidan (1965), Kon Ichikawa’s Fires on the Plain (1959), Kaneto Shindo’s Onibaba (1964) to Nobuo Nakagawa’s Hell (1960) and Kihachi Okamoto’s Sword of Doom (1966).

More information on the 2010-2011 Monthly Classics series can be found at:
www.japansociety.org/film

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