Special - Cinema as Struggle: A Retrospective on the Films of Kazuo Hara and Sachiko Kobayashi


Hello everyone, 

In this special episode of Heroic Purgatory, John and Jason take a brake from 90s Asian cinema to discuss a retrospective on the cinema of documentarians Kazuo Hara and Sachiko Kobayashi, presented by Japan Society.

The series runs until July 2nd, and can be viewed here: https://film.japansociety.org/page/cinema-as-struggle-the-films-of-kazuo-hara-and-sachiko-kobayashi/

Listen to our episode and let us know what you think in the comments below. 

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  • 2:24  Media Consumption
  • 5:41  News
  • 9:54  Discussion
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