Special film screening: Experimental films by Shuji Terayama
Sunday 30 August 2015, 10:45-12:45
This program will screen 5 films directed by Terayama Shuji, one of the mythological leaders of the underground culture in 1960s and 70s Japan.
Born in Hirosaki City, Aomori, Terayama was a poet, filmmaker and playwright whose theatrical trope, Tenjo Sajiki, produced some of the most experimental works of the period. Terayama renounced conventions and rules in making films. His avant-garde films are blanketed with extraordinary images which stir up emotions and desires.
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This program is co-presented by Terayama World.
- Emperor Tomato Ketchup: 27min. Toned monochrome
- An Attempt to Describe the Measure of A Man: 19min. Colour
- Shadow Film – A Woman with Two Heads: 34min. Colour
- Rolla (Laura): 12min. Colour
- The Trial: 34min. Colour