Japanese Film Festivals
matteo.boscarol at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 20:54:26 EDT 2010
Thanks to all of you for your help!
One more question: does anybody know which the oldest/the first
Japanese Festival is/was?
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On 2010/09/22, at 4:59, Jasper Sharp <jasper_sharp at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I was going to mention the Tokyo International Lesbian & Gay Film
> Festival too.
> One other in Tokyo is the Earth Vision environmental film festival.
> I've not heard anything about this festival at all, beyond all the
> various newsletters I receive from them.
> Has anyone been to this at all?
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> From: gangamati at gmail.com
> To: KineJapan at lists.acs.ohio-state.edu
> Subject: Re: Japanese Film Festivals
> As you noted you are writing about fests from the 70s to the present
> I take it you are interested in film fests that are no longer active.
> Two fascinating ones in the 90s were the Sundance Film Festival in
> Tokyo, which offered both content from Sundance in Utah and Japanese
> work. It also had a prize to send a Japanese filmmaker to study in
> the US and was a breath of fresh air at the time.
> Another 90s in Tokyo fest was the International Students' Film
> Festival which brought high-level student film from all over the
> world to Tokyo and offered prizes. Again, it was an exciting for
> emerging filmmakers,
> Also, no one has mentioned the influential Image Forum Film
> Festival, which is more than 20 years old, and the Tokyo
> International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, which has an interesting
> Rob Schwartz
> Film critic
> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 3:26 AM, Aaron Gerow <aaron.gerow at yale.edu>
> I don't think we should forget some of the other local film
> festivals that, while not having an international profile, were
> important as meeting grounds for filmmakers at home, festivals like
> Yufuin and Takasaki.
> Aaron Gerow
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> Assistant Professor
> Film Studies Program/East Asian Languages and Literatures
> Yale University
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