February 2022 Cinema Podcast

This month Dr Rayna Denison, Professor in Film and Digital Arts Bristol University, joins Mark Cosgrove, Watershed Cinema Curator, to talk about Japanese Cinema.

As they look forward to the upcoming Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme they share thoughts on the long time flourishing and prolific Japanese cinema industry, its funding and how the market for film works in Japan, plus current influences and genres.

But most of all they discuss the highlights screening at Watershed this month; including psychological crime drama First Love, the absolutely gorgeous to look at Spaghetti Code Love and the pressures of daily life face young people and Shrieking in the Rain's journey into the dark underbelly of the Japanese film industry

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Posted on Tue 1 Feb.