Past Screening

Black Rain

Directed by Shohei Imamura

The precarious existence of a household of atomic bomb survivors, five years after being caught in the blast of Hiroshima, as well as the events of August 6, 1945, are unsparingly detailed in Imamura’s harrowing masterwork.

Last available Jan 2 2021

Past Screening

The Ballad of Narayama

Directed by Shohei Imamura

Imamura’s hauntingly brutal magnum opus follows a farming family eking out their existence in the harsh mountainous north of late-19th-century Japan, leading up to the sacrifice of the matriarch when she reaches her 70th year.

Last available Dec 30 2020