Tag Archives: 1960’s

Samurai Film Series at SIFF [Seattle]

UPDATE: now with dates and times! Via the PNWJETAA Transitions Team: Love classic samurai films? The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)’s Samurai Film Series is planned for September and October 2013 and includes seven films. SIFF Cinema Uptown 511 Queen … Continue reading

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Symposium: Visual Underground: Theatre Scorpio & Japanese Experimental Cinema of the Sixties

Location: Quebec, Canada Symposium Date: September 16, 2011 Over the past few years the legacy of the Japanese cinematic and artistic experiments of the 1960s has received renewed international attention in academia in Japan, Europe and North America. Visual Underground: … Continue reading

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Book announcement: A Room Where the Star-Spangled Banner Cannot Be Heard:  A Novel in Three Parts

A translation of Levy Hideo’s A Room Where the Star-Spangled Banner Cannot Be Heard (Seijoki no kikoenai heya, 1992) has recently been published by Columbia University Press.  As the first work of fiction written in Japanese by a white American … Continue reading

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