Japan 2021

Female Archetypes in Classical Japanese Cinema

Enjoy presentations and discussions about fascinating characters and the women who played them.

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Total runtime 120min

Representation of women played an important role throughout the Golden Age of Japanese cinema, with a proliferation of recurring narrative tropes and familiar character types. Join invited speakers, including academics Alejandra Armendáriz-Hernández, Jennifer Coates and Kate Taylor-Jones, for richly illustrated presentations and discussions about on-screen female archetypes of this period, considering how they were created and shaped by particular directors, stars and genres.

Tickets £6.50