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“Extraordinarily necessary, illuminating, or even interesting, wooded area of strain brims with the categories of data that just a key insider can get his palms on.” —Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto, ny University
Ogawa Productions—known in Asia as Ogawa Pro—was an influential filmmaking collective that begun within the Sixties lower than the course of Ogawa Shinsuke (1936–1992). among 1968 and the mid-1970s, Ogawa seasoned electrified the japanese scholar stream with its Sanrizuka documentary series—eight movies chronicling the big protests over the development of the Narita airport—which has given that develop into the normal opposed to which documentaries are measured in Japan.
A serious biography of a collective, wooded area of strain explores the emergence of socially dedicated documentary filmmaking in postwar Japan. examining Ogawa Pro’s motion pictures and works by means of different eastern filmmakers, Abé Mark Nornes addresses key concerns in documentary idea and perform, together with person and collective cinema creation modes and the connection among topic and item. taking advantage of unheard of entry to Ogawa Pro’s records and interviews with former individuals, wooded area of strain is an leading edge examine the destiny of political filmmaking within the wake of the movement’s demise.
Abé Mark Nornes is affiliate professor of monitor arts and cultures and Asian languages and cultures on the college of Michigan. he's a coordinator on the Yamagata foreign Documentary movie pageant and the writer of jap Documentary movie: The Meiji period via Hiroshima (Minnesota, 2003).