The Japan Society
Grants Past Recipients Small Grants 2017

JAEFF: Screening Of ‘A Page of Madness’

 JAEFF: Screening Of ‘A Page of Madness’
ApplicantJapanese Avant-Garde and Experimental Film Festival
Award: £250
Field: Arts, Culture

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On the 91st anniversary of its theatrical release, JAEFF screened ‘A Page of Madness’ (Teinosuke Kinugasa, 1926) on 35mm with live narration from renowned benshi Tomoko Komura and traditional musical accompaniment from experienced musicians including Clive Bell and Slyvia Hallett. The screening was followed by a panel discussion of Japanese cinema experts and medical historian Professor Sonu Hamdasani.

The event helped to increase understanding of Japan by engaging young audiences with historical filmmaking practices, Japan’s avant-garde and experimental film genres, medical history and traditional music.

For more information on this festival, visit the JAEFF website.

 

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