A programme of films by legendary Japanese film-maker Masao Adachi will be screened at Gasworks from May ' July 2012. The series is co-programmed by Julian Ross, a freelance film programmer and PhD candidate at the Centre for World Cinemas, University of Leeds. Details below:
22 May, 7pm
Galaxy (1967, 75min, with English subtitles), with an introduction by Julian Ross.
Produced by former members of the Film Club of Nihon University, Galaxy shows Adachi's surrealist roots. It begins with a car breaking down on a seafront in Japan. Whilst the passengers try to fix it, a young man amongst them begins to dream and meets doubles, demons, and figures from history.
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