Correspondence 10

(“Eizoshokan 10”)
Director: KAWANAKA Nobuhiro, HAGIWARA Sakumi

2005 Japanese Subtitled in - Color Video 36 min

Editing: Kimura Kazuyo
Music: Fujisawa Michio
Song: Nagisa Yoko
Assistance: Shirao Kazuhiro
  Contact Name: Image Forum
2-10-2 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo JAPAN
E-mail: info@imageforum.co.jp
URL: www.imageforum.co.jp

[Festivals and prizes] Image Forum Festival 2005, Yamagata IDFF 2005, Visions du Reel 2006

[Synopsis] Tenth in a series of video letter exchanges between two artists since 1979. Over the course of sending each other footage from their daily life, aging and the death of loved ones emerge as themes.


Born in 1941, Kawanaka Nobuhiro began experimental filmmaking in the early 1960s. One of the founders of Image Forum, he is currently a professor at Tokyo Zokei University. Major works include Switch Back (1976), Correspondence 1-9 (collaboration with Hagiwara Sakumi, 1979-2003) and Drunken Diary (2004).


Born in 1946. Filmmaker, stage director and essayist, Hagiwara Sakumi began production work in theater, experimental film, video art and writing in the late 1960s. Currently a professor at Tama Art University, major films include TIME (1971), KIRI (1972), Feb. 20 (1988) and Closed Glass (1991).