In 1987, armed only with a bizarre-sounding name and an unruly mop of hair, 18-year-old Yokomichi Yonosuke moves from his rural home in Nagasaki Prefecture to attend college in Tokyo. 175 more words
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Guest post and photo by Jenna Townsend, University of Oregon student.
Like other trips I’ve taken with Cinema Studies, the trip to the Northwest Filmmakers Festival on November 9, 2013, was very informative and eye opening for me in regards to experiencing the world of the film industry outside of school. 542 more words
Winner of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize, acclaimed auteur Kore-eda’s (STILL WALKING, AFTER LIFE) latest drama centers on the seemingly perfect Nonomiya family. Ryota, a successful, workaholic architect, lives in a Tokyo high-rise with doting wife Midori and young son Keita, who plays the piano and is interviewing for admission into a top-notch grade school. 148 more words
Our annual compilation of recent shorts by emerging French directors offers an eclectic selection of narrative, documentary, and animated international prizewinners that give voice to the diversity of French culture and fresh new talents. 346 more words
NW Film Center & Cinema Project present Nicolas Rey's DIFFERENTLY, MOLUSSIA and SOVIETS PLUS ELECTRICITY
Filmmaker Nicolas Rey will be in Portland to present two nights of extraordinary filmic experience. Night one features the recently completed DIFFERENTLY, MOLUSSIA, Rey’s ethereal and expansive hand-processed film based on fragments from anti-fascist novel Die molussische Katakombe (The Molussian Catacomb) by Günther Anders (who was married to philosopher and political scientist Hannah Arendt). 245 more words