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A talented friend of mine, Tomoko-san, is giving a benshi performance with Ozu’s 1930 Silent film “Walk Cheerfully” at the BFI on April 22. A rare opportunity to experience Japanese ‘silent’ cinema.
There is an exhibition by a Japanese artist, Junko O’Neill next week at the GV Art Gallery in London. This is accompanied by series of public events including artists talks, origami have-a-go and a calligraphy workshop. From the press release: … Continue reading
Ninagawa returns to the Barbican Theatre London for 4 days in May (5th to the 8th) in what might be becoming an annual event I hope. I’ve seen the two previous productions, Coriolanus and the kabuki version of Twelfth Night. … Continue reading
If you have ever read about Buddhism you are certain to have come across the writings of D.T. Suzuki. I was recently contacted by a director of a film about Suzuki’s life. There are screenings in the UK in November. … Continue reading
Frank Chickens will be at the Japan Matsuri in Spitafields Market on Saturday 19 September. They expect to be on stage around 1:20 until 1:50. Practice your singalong with this video of We Are Ninja (Not Geisha) on YouTube.
A season of films by Oshima the director of the infamous Realm of the Senses (愛のコリーダ), and the notable Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence (with a famous soundtrack) is playing at the NFT London from today until the end of October. … Continue reading