2010-05-14 | 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

Director: Tsuchimoto Noriaki
June 11 (Fri)
14:00, 18:20 (screens twice)
The Shiranui Sea (“Shiranuikai”)
Dir: Tsuchimoto Noriaki / JAPAN / 1975 / 16mm / 153 min

Viva! Toy Films and Small Format Films
June 25 (Fri)
14:00, 19:00 (screens twice)
This special program brings together “toy films” for hand-wound film projectors, news films for miniature projectors, and short animated works discovered in Yamagata Prefecture.
* Please note that this program includes works under one minute in length and incomplete prints. (No English subtitles)
Cooperation: Toy Film Project, IMAGICA West, Adachi-san

Where the Children Are 3
July 16 (Fri)
14:00, 19:00 (screens twice)
Because We Were Born
Dir: Jean-Pierre Duret, Andrea Santana / FRANCE, BRAZIL / 2008 / 35mm / 90 min / YIDFF 2009 International Competition
16:00 (single screening)
The 3 Rooms of Melancholia
Dir: Pirjo Honkasalo / FINLAND, GERMANY, DENMARK, SWEDEN / 2004 / 35mm / 106 min / YIDFF 2005 International Competition

Where the Children Are 4
July 23 (Fri)
14:00, 19:00 (screens twice)
(Lineup TBA)

[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
[Presented by] YIDFF (NPO)
[Contact] phone: 023-666-4480 (YIDFF Yamagata office)

Upcoming Friday screenings

August 6 (Fri)  Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul
August 20 (Fri)  The Natco Hour
(This program is subject to change)