Menu

Japanese Cinema (18)

Japan has a long cinematic history, with both world-renowned makers and indie rebels capturing a rich and complex culture on film. Join us as we explore that history, through well-known and lesser-known films, stars, writers and directors.

Having had numerous request from customers, we’re pleased to bring you this brand new course that delves into the history and future of Japanese cinema.


Japan has a long cinematic history, with both world-renowned makers and indie rebels capturing a rich and complex culture on film. Join tutor Kenton Hall as he takes you on journey through that history, through well-known and lesser-known films, stars, writers and directors.


Course breakdown


Week 1:  From the past – how Japan’s unique theatre informed their cinema

Week 2:  Kurosawa and the international breakthrough

Week 3:  Anime and the rise of Studio Ghibli

Week 4:  Modern Japan, modern cinema


We aim to deliver this course in person at Phoenix in a COVID-safe environment. However, in the event that this is not possible due to further COVID-19 restrictions we will deliver the course online to ensure that it can still go ahead.


Buy Tickets

Wednesday 7 Jul 20217:00pm Book Now