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BFI Japan 2021 Season

BFI Japan 2021 Season

Weds 1, Fri 3, Sat 4 and Tues 7 Dec 2021
  • Drama

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Screening as part of Japan 2020: Over 100 years of Japanese Cinema, a UK-wide film season supported by National Lottery and BFI Film Audience Network. 

Phizzical Productions, a company specialising in film curation, exhibition and production, led by artistic director Samir Bhamra (UK Asian Film Festival) presents a weekend of films exploring the connections and influences between India and Japan in cinema.

Featuring an eclectic collection of films and conversations as part of BFI Japan 2021, Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 and City of Peace and Reconciliation.

Four films will be screened over four days in the Belgrade Theatre’s first floor Screen Room. Follow the links below for more information about the individual films and to book you tickets.

Please note, places are limited so early booking is recommended.

Weds 1 Dec, 7.15pm
Kontora (2019) Director Anshul Chauhan. 144 mins Black & White
Cast: Wan Marui , Hidemasa Masi & Taichi Yamada (Japanese with English subtitles)
Tickets: £10

Fri 3 Dec, 7.15pm
The Japanese Wife (2010 ) Certificate U/A 145 mins
Director: Aparna Sen, with Rahul Bose, Moushumi Chatterjee, Raima Sen and Chigusa Takaku in the title role.
Tickets: £10

Sat 4 Dec, 7.15pm
Stray Dog (1949) 122 mins  (Cert PG )
Director: Akira Kurosawa with Toshirô Mifune and Takashi Shimura
Tickets: £10

Tues 7 Dec, 2pm
Seven Samurai (1954)  Japan, 1954. 206 mins. Cert PG
Director: Akira Kurosawa with Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Yoshio Inaba and Keiko Tsushima
Tickets: £15, which includes Afternoon Tea

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