Screening: Experimental Films of the 1960s from Nihon University

In conjunction with the exhibition For a New World to Come:
Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography 1968-1979

Selected by film scholar Go Hirosawa, Meiji Gakuin University, this program of 16mm black-and-white films features two produced by members of Nihon University’s communist cinema collective in opposition and response to renewal of the US-Japan Security Treaty (Anpo): Pou Pou, 1960 (22 min.) and Wan (Bowl), 1961 (25 min.). Also included is The Martyr, 1963 (28 min.), directed by Katsuhiro Tomita, a film-production student at the university. Organized by Ann Adachi, executive director, Collaborative Cataloguing Japan. For a detailed list of the films to be screened, visit

Organized by Collaborative Cataloguing Japan and co-sponsored by NYU’s Department of Art History; Moving Image Archiving & Preservation Program and Asian Film & Media Initiative, both Department of Cinema Studies; and Grey Art Gallery.

Starts 10/14/15 6:30 pm
Ends 10/14/15 8:30 pm
Location Michelson Theater, NYU Department of Cinema Studies, 721 Broadway, 6th Floor


Program Types: Film Screening