2001-07-27 | Special Invitation Films announced!

Three films revolving around Ogawa Productions will be shown together. A tale of persimmons in Magino Village from Ogawa Shinsuke (dec.) himself, which was filmed and planned to the editing stage but never completed; China’s Peng Xiaolian pays homage to her friend Ogawa with Manzan Benigaki, and the USA’s Barbara Hammer delves into the unique essence of the Ogawa Pro collective, interviewing former staff and others involved with the group in Devotion.

Johan van der Keuken’s The Eye above the Well screened at our first festival in 1989, and his Amsterdam Global Village (1997) also featured in the International Competition—Now we posthumously present his The Long Holiday, in tribute to this accomplished filmmaker who passed away in January of this year.

Also scheduled is a tribute to director Teshigahara Hiroshi, head juror at our first film festival who died in April of this year. Masters and Slaves, a journey through Brazil’s history and culture, is the latest work from 1999’s head juror Nelson Pereira dos Santos. Festival favorite Frederick Wiseman also returns with his new film Domestic Violence. We present three digital films produced through the 2nd Jeonju International Film Festival in South Korea.

  • Manzan Benigaki
    Dir: Peng Xialian
    2001 / JAPAN / 16mm / 90min

  • Devotion
    Dir: Barbara Hammer
    2000 / USA, JAPAN / Video / 84min

  • The Sea of Youth
    Dir: Ogawa Shinsuke
    1966 / JAPAN / 16mm / 56min

  • Summer in Narita
    Dir: Ogawa Shinsuke
    1968 / JAPAN / 16mm / 108min

  • Magino Story—Raising Silkworms
    Dir: Ogawa Shinsuke
    1977 / JAPAN / 16mm /112min

  • The Long Holiday
    Dir: Johan van der Keuken
    1999 / THE NETHERLANDS / 35mm / 142min

  • The Masters and the Slaves
    Dir: Nelson Pereira dos Santos
    2001 / BRAZIL / Video / 240min

  • Domestic Violence
    Dir: Frederick Wiseman
    2001 / USA / 16mm / 195min

  • Films produced by Jeonju International Film Festival in South Korea
    2001 / Video / 92min
    In Public
    Dir: Jia Zhang-ke / CHINA / 32min
    Dir: John Akomfrah / UK / 30min
    A Conversation with God
    Dir: Tsai Ming-liang / TAIWAN / 30min