high volume 'bakuon' screenings

Aaron Gerow aaron.gerow at yale.edu
Tue Feb 9 01:08:22 EST 2010

> Paul, thanks for the fascinating post. I hadn't heard of this  
> before, and haven't heard of it anywhere else (don't you love the  
> brilliant craziness of Japanese film culture?). I'm curious what the  
> demographic for this is like? Does it cut across sub-cultures? Is it  
> connected to a specific music tribe?

Well, one way of thinking about the demographics is through Higuchi- 
san, who runs the Boid site and is close friends with Aoyama Shinji,  
Nakahara Masaya, Kurosawa Kiyoshi, etc.--the old Athenee and Eiga  
Bigakko crowd. Higuchi and Aoyama have very similar music tastes.

Aaron Gerow
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Yale University
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