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The Sword and the Screen: The Japanese Period Film 1915-1960
「刀と銀幕—日本の時代劇映画1915〜1960」
Rare samurai films from the collection of the National Film Center, Tokyo

Sponsored by the National Film Center of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, and the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University

ALL FILMS SCREENED IN 35MM FORMAT WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES AT
THE WHITNEY HUMANITIES CENTER AUDITORIUM, 53 WALL ST., NEW HAVEN, CT
ALL SCREENINGS BEGIN AT 7:00 PM UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED*
 
Saturday, January 21, 2012 
 
	Dandy Sashichi Detective Story – Six Famous Beauties
	人形佐七捕物帖 妖艶六死美人 1956 Nakagawa Nobuo (75 minutes)

	The Sun in the Last Days of the Shogunate
	幕末太陽傳 1957 Kawashima Yuzo (110 minutes)
 
Saturday, January 28, 2012

	The Kuroda Affair
	黒田騒動  1955 Uchida Tomu (108 minutes)
 
	The Blind Menace
	不知火検校  1960 Mori Kazuo (91 minutes)
 
Friday, February 3, 2012

	The Peerless Patriot
	國士無双 1932 Itami Mansaku (21 minutes)
 
	Enoken’s Kinta the Pickpocket
	エノケンのちゃっきり金太 1937 Yamamoto Kajiro (72 minutes)

 	Singing Lovebirds
	鴛鴦歌合戰 1939 Makino Masahiro (69 minutes)
 
Friday, February 10, 2012
 
	Sendaihagi
	先代萩 御殿の場 義大夫出語 1915 Producer: M. Kashii
 
	An Unforgettable Grudge
	長恨 1926 Ito Daisuke (15 minutes)

	A Diary of Chuji’s Travels
	忠次旅日記 1927 Ito Daisuke (107 minutes)
 
Saturday, February 11, 2012
*SCREENINGS AT 4:00 PM AND 6:30 PM RESPECTIVELY
 
	Kochiyama Soshun
	河内山宗俊 1936  Yamanaka Sadao (81 minutes)
 
	Flowers Have Fallen
	花ちりぬ 1938 Ishida Tamizo (74 minutes)
 
	Followed at 8:00pm with a Symposium:
	Panelists: 	David Desser (Emeritus, University of Illinois)
				Fumiaki Itakura (Curator, National Film Center, Tokyo)
            			Daniel Botsman (Chair of Council on East Asian Studies, Professor of History, Yale)
	Moderator: 	Aaron Gerow (Professor of Film Studies & East Asian Languages & Literatures, Yale)   

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Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the
University of Alabama: http://www.tcf.ua.edu