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2009-05-11 | The YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library Friday Theater (June–July)

Screenings at the Yamagata Documentary Film Library present documentaries and movies rarely shown on television or in theaters, including works from the Film Library vaults.

The YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library Friday Theater

In Remembrance of Director Yanagisawa Hisao
June 12 (Fri) 14:00, 19:00 (screens twice)
Night and Morning Inside Myself (“Boku no naka no yoru to asa”)
Dir: Yanagisawa Hisao / JAPAN / 1971 / 16mm / 100 min / No English subtitles


In Remembrance of Director Tsuchimoto Noriaki
June 26 (Fri) 14:00, 18:00 (screens twice / please note the start times)
Minamata-The Victims and Their World (“Minamata—Kanja san to sono sekai”)
Dir: Tsuchimoto Noriaki / JAPAN / 1971 / 16mm / 167 min / No English subtitles


July 10 (Fri) 14:00, 19:00 (screens twice)
(lineup TBA)
Please contact us for details.


Showa in the frame
July 24 (Fri) 14:00, 19:00 (screens twice)
12 Photographers
Dir: Teshigahara Hiroshi / Appearances: Kimura Ihei, Miki Jun, Otake Shoji, Akiyama Shotaro, Hayashi Tadahiko, Matsugi Fujio, Hayata Yuji, Hamaya Hiroshi, Inamura Takamasa, Watanabe Yoshio, Tamura Shigeru, Domon Ken / JAPAN / 1955 / Video (orig. 16mm) / 46 min
and more

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of photographer and Sakata native, Domon Ken. 12 Photographers offers a rare chance to see Domon Ken by Teshigahara Hiroshi, who chaired the jury at the first-ever YIDFF in 1989.
The screening will be accompanied by another film yet to be announced.


[Venue] The YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library (Yamagata Big Wing 3F)
[Admission] Free admission for members (Member’s fee: 3,000 yen for one year), One day ticket:1,000 yen
[Contact] phone: 023-666-4480 (YIDFF Yamagata office)



Upcoming Friday screenings

August 7 (Fri)  
August 28 (Fri)  
September 11 (Fri)  
September 18 (Fri)  
(This program is subject to change)