My recent and not so recent favourite things

18. April 2016 Random favourites 0
Koreeda Hirokazu Yoshida Daihachi (The Kirishima Thing) La Maison de Himiko (Inudo Isshin) メゾンドヒミコ Hamaguchi Ryusuke – Happy Hour (Best Actress and special mention for script, Locarno Film Festival 2015) Ogawa Shinsuke documentaries Iwai Shunji’s Movie Lab (NHK) Oshima Nagisa Mizoguchi Kenji Ozu Yasujiro Kitano Takeshi Naruse Mikio Imamura Shohei Ichikawa Kon Itami Juzo Uchida ...

Film/TV-related info

18. April 2016 Information 0
This is only a selection of the more prominent regular film festivals showing Japanese (and other) films. Many are held around the world. The Japan Foundation also holds screenings and film festivals in many overseas locations:https://www.jpf.go.jp/e/project/culture/media/oversea/index.html Aichi International Women’s Film Festival, Nagoya, Septemberhttp://www.aiwff.com/2015/en/ Hiroshima International Animation Festival, August http://hiroanim.org/ Kyoto International Film and Art Film ...

Translation-related events

18. April 2016 Events 0
June 18-19, 2016 Japan Association of Translators (JAT) International Japanese-English Translation Conference (IJET), Sendai, including several sessions on entertainment and audiovisual translation, and a pre-conference JATENT entertainment/audiovisual translation-related session on June 17http://ijet.jat.org/about_ijet   Ongoing Japan Association of Translators (JAT) seminars and other events in Tokyo and other locations http://jat.org//events/calendar Japan Visualmedia Translation Academy Seminar Series ...

Links

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Asahi Shimbun Asia & Japan Watch film column, Don Brownhttp://ajw.asahi.com/article/cool_japan/movies/AJ201511270003 Cinema Worker – general industry site with loads of links (although a number are out of date) http://cinemaworker.com/90link.html Cool Japan Fund promoting Japanese content, products and services https://www.cj-fund.co.jp/en/about/ 映画芸術Eiga Geijutsu journal http://eigageijutsu.com/category/2906121-1.html Flower Wild – online film criticism, comment site (Japanese only):http://www.flowerwild.net/ Japacon (Japan Contents ...