Early Japanese Animation at London’s Barbican this June 2022
Date: 2022 Could 17 19:29
Posted by Joe
The nice of us from the Barbican in London have simply despatched us particulars of a really particular cinema screening of Early Japanese Animation with reside and digital accompaniment by the Guildhall’ College with Benshi narration. The screening and efficiency is will run on Sunday fifth June 2022 at 15:00 at Barbican Cinema 1.
It isn’t on a regular basis you get a collection of not often screened early Japanese animation, displaying a number of the very first anime movies, accompanied by electro-acoustic music with Benshi narration! Tomoko Komura might be performing the benshi narration. The movies span from 1925 to 1935.
Press launch as follows:
Early Japanese Animation (12A*) + reside and digital accompaniment by the Guildhall’ College + Benshi narration
Solar 5 Jun 2022, 3.00 pm, Cinema 1
A Silent Movie and Reside Music occasion that includes a collection of not often screened early Japanese animation, showcasing a number of the very first anime movies from 1925-35, which might be accompanied by electro-acoustic music, with Benshi narration.
Only a few of the earliest animated movies from Japan survive – after being screened alongside reside motion options, movies had been typically bought on from cinemas to smaller cellular venues the place they’d be damaged down and bought as single frames.
The movies which were preserved in archives provide a captivating glimpse into the beginnings of a wealthy historical past of Japanese animation which continues to today. They embody:
- The Pot (1925, Dir Sanae Yamamoto, w/ English subtitles, 17 min)
- Ubasuteyama (1925, Dir Sanae Yamamoto, w/ English subtitles, 18 min)
- Rhythm (1935, Dir Shigeji Ogino, 4 min)
- Illnesses Unfold (1926, Dir Sanae Yamamoto, w/ English subtitles, 14 min)
- The Blossom Man (1928, Dir Yasuji Murata, w/ English subtitles, 5 min)
- Two Worlds (1929, Dir Yasuji Murata, w/ English subtitles, 15 min)
- Propagate (1935, Dir Shigeji Ogino, 4 min)
- A Day after a Hundred Years (1933, Dir Shigeji Ogino, w/ English subtitles, 10 min)
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Barbican members: £10.80
Younger Barbican £ 5.00
Underneath 18s: £6
# Certificates to be confirmed
* This movie has been regionally labeled by the Metropolis of London Company
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