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2020-01-25 | The YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library Friday Theater (February–March)

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

YIDFF 2019 Encore Screenings Part 1
February 14 (Fri)
14:00, 19:00 (screens twice)
Transnistra
Dir: Anna Eborn / SWEDEN, DENMARK, BELGIUM / 2019 / Blu-ray / 96 min / YIDFF 2019 International Competition
16:00 (single screening)
Living Amongst Lions
Dir: Sigve Endresen / NORWAY / 1998 / 35mm / 83 min / YIDFF ’99 International Competition, Citizens’ Prize

Higuchi Genichiro—The Mysteries of Life, the Micro Universe
February 28 (Fri)  
14:00, 19:00 (screens twice)
Secret in the Hive (“ Joobachi no shinpi”)
1962 / 16mm / 33 min / YIDFF ’93 Japanese Documentaries of the 1960s, YIDFF 2007 Dramatic Science! Yamagata Science Theater
The Life Cycle of Cellular Slime Mold (“ Saibosei nenkin no seikatsushi”)
1982 / 16mm / 15 min
Behavior and Differentiation of Cellular Slime Mold (“Saibosei nenkin no kodo to bunka”)
1991 / 16mm / 21 min
The Life History of Slime Molds (“Shinsei nenkin no seikatsushi”)
1997 / 16mm / 28 min / YIDFF 2007 Dramatic Science! Yamagata Science Theater
Source: Tendo City Library
16:00 (single screening)
Experiments on Microorganisms (“Biseibutsu no jikken”)
1970 / 16mm / 20 min
Shiitake (“Kinoko—Shiitake kin wo saguru”)
1980 / 16mm / 28 min
Midorinaru daichi wo tsukuru—Kin to shokubutsu no kyosei wo ikashite
1995 / 16mm / 24 min
Symbiosis between Fungi and Plants (“Kin to shokubutsu no kyosei”)
1999 / 16mm / 28 min
Source: Tendo City Library

From Aurora to Dust
March 13 (Fri)
14:00, 19:00 (screens twice)
Staub (Dust)
Dir: Hartmut Bitomsky / GERMANY, SWITZERLAND / 2007 / 35mm / 94 min / YIDFF 2009 International Competition
16:00 (screens once)
Picture of Light
Dir: Peter Mettler / CANADA, SWITZERLAND / 1994 / 35mm / 83 min / YIDFF ’95 International Competition Runner-up Prize

YIDFF 2019 Encore Screenings Part 2
March 27 (Fri)
14:00, 18:45 (screens twice)
At Home Walking
Dir: Rajula Shah / INDIA / 2019 / Blu-ray / 114 min / YIDFF 2019 New Asian Currents
16:20 (screens once)
The Eye above the Well
Dir: Johan van der Keuken / THE NETHERLANDS / 1988 / 91 min / YIDFF ’89 International Competition Runner-Up Prize
[Venue]
The YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library (Yamagata Big Wing 3F)
[Admission]
Free admission for members (Member’s fee: free)
[Presented by]
YIDFF (NPO)
[Contact]
phone: 023-666-4480 (YIDFF Yamagata office)