Kinuyo Tanaka is one of the pioneers of Japanese cinema, in both the acting and directing spheres. Her film career spans half a century, over 250 movie appearances and a handful of directorial roles. A look at her career provides insights into artistry and gender politics in 20th-century Japan. This exhibition traces her life and oeuvre through a number of personal mementoes and 12 screenings, two of which have English subtitles:
“Where Chimneys Are Seen” (1953) will be screened October 15 and 17 at 2pm, and October 16 at 10:30am.
“Sandakan 8” (1974) will be screened October 15 and 17 at 10:30am, and October 14 and 16 at 2pm.
Kamakura City Kawakita Film Museum
2-2-12 Yukinoshita Kamakura-city, Kanagawa