Apologies for cross-posting:

Issue Number 13 of Documentary Box, the journal of the Yamagata
International Documentary Film Festival, has just been put on our website


The contents of Number 13 are as follows:

- Documentarists of Japan #12: Koreeda Hirokazu
   An interview with the Japanese documentary and fiction filmmaker
conducted by Aaron Gerow and Junko Tanaka.

   Selections from the discussions at New Asian Currents at the YIDFF
'97, featuring talks by Feng Yan, Shabnam Virmani, Yu Lik-wai, Li Hong,
Wang Jian-wei, and Makin Fung, moderated by Fujioka Asako.

- Taiwan International Documentary Film Festival Reports
   Coverage of the first TIDFF by YIDFF staff member Miyazawa Hiraku and
filmmaker Kawaguchi Hajime.

- Making Films about Social Welfare: Moving Forward and Back Again
   A lecture given by the prominent Japanese documentarist Yanagisawa
Hisao who passed away in June. Printed here in his memory.

Please also check out the contents of our back issues as well as
information on the YIDFF '99, which will be taking place from October 19
to 25.

Aaron Gerow
Documentary Box

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