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Film Screening: Tikotin – A Life Devoted to Japanese Art

Film Screening: Tikotin – A Life Devoted to Japanese Art

Join us for a screening of the award-winning documentary film Tikotin – A Life Devoted to Japanese Art, with an introduction by Felix Tikotin’s grandson, Jaron Borensztajn, follwed by a Q&A. Dir. Santje Kramer, 2013. 77 min. Dutch and English with English subtitles. FREE for Sainsbury Institute Friends £5 non-members | £3 students Book early […]

London Korean Film Night: One Fine Spring Day (2001)

London Korean Film Night: One Fine Spring Day (2001)

Sang-wu is a sound engineer who lives with his grandmother, his widowed father and his sister. One winter, he meets radio programme director, Eun-su. Sang-wu and Eun-su go on a trip to find sounds of nature for her radio show. and the wo become close, spending the night together at Eun-su’s apartment. Sang-wu finds himself […]

Theatre On Screen No.2 – Madame Ong

Theatre On Screen No.2 – Madame Ong

Madame Ong is based on the pansori folktale “Byeongangsoe-jeon, which is widely regarded as being an “ folktale for adults, ” and was the first R-rated Changgeuk from the ‘Lost Pansori Restoration Project’. The story has often been overlooked for its strong language and sexual content, content, and the Pansori had been disappeared. The undercurrent […]

Screen Translation and the Benshi Tradition in Japan

Screen Translation and the Benshi Tradition in Japan

Join the eminent Japanese Benshi Ichiro Kataoka as he discusses with Professor Markus Nornes, some of the issues surrounding screen translation in Japan. Through a series of short films and extracts in English and Japanese, Professor Nornes and Ichiro Kataoka will illustrate the challenges of translating both silent and sound film, and how Benshi, as […]

Films at the Embassy of Japan: Three for the Road やじきた道中てれすこ

Films at the Embassy of Japan: Three for the Road やじきた道中てれすこ

In a story set in the Edo period, Yaji lives alone in a ramshackle house, eking out a living sculpting fancy pastries. He is in love with Okino, a popular local courtesan who he feels is beyond his reach. However, to rouse him to action she urges him to help her escape from the pleasure […]

London Korean Film Night: Christmas in August (1998)

London Korean Film Night: Christmas in August (1998)

In a quiet corner of Seoul, Jung-Won runs a small photo studio. A humble shack passed down from his widower father, the studio is a space where Jung-Won goes about his daily routine of dealing with fussy customers, enlarging photos of class heartthrobs for local kids and photographing pictures to place on funeral altars. For […]

London Korean Film Night: Festival (1996)

London Korean Film Night: Festival (1996)

Lee Joonsup is a famous writer in his 40s. One day he is informed that his mother who has been ill for a number of years has just passed away. Before he goes to his mother’s house in the countryside to assist with the funeral, he is busy cancelling all his appointments and telling everyone […]

Film Screening: KABUKU – Behind the Curtain of Contemporary Kabuki Theatre

Film Screening: KABUKU – Behind the Curtain of Contemporary Kabuki Theatre

Kabuku is a fascinating documentary offering a behind-the-scenes view of the unique theatrical genre of Japanese kabuki. Focusing on the rehearsal process and lead up to the performance of the contemporary kabuki play Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura (Yoshitsune and the 1,000 Cherry Trees) – a version of which was also performed at Sadler’s Wells in London […]

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