Category Archives: Cinema

Women of Fukushima: Short Film

“What must be admitted, very painfully, is that this was a disaster ‘Made in Japan’.” July 5th 2012 The National Diet of Japan Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation In the midst of accusations of blame and gross incompetency, conspiracy theories …
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Between the Folds : Documentary

In a game of word association for ‘Japan’, origami would frequently be front of mind for many people with sushi, kimono and Mt. Fuji. Origami is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding and takes its name from two words, …
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Ishinomaki : Then and Now Short Film

No one can forget the devastating news and immediate aftermath of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami during the opening of our gallery on March 11 last year.  With over 20 Japanese artists and visitors at our opening, we recall the …
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Japanese Cinema @ MIFF

Japan is always very well represented at the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF). 2011 was a standout year for Japan with films by legendary directors Takashi Miike and Takeshi Kitano – 13 Assassins and Outrage. These somewhat violent epics were …
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