Art & Design

Tanaka Kinuyo: Nation, Stardom and Female Subjectivity

29 November - 1 December 2018, London

Join the Japan Foundation for a series of events celebrating the publication of "Tanaka Kinuyo: Nation, Stardom, and Female Subjectivity" a look at the legendary actor and of the first prominent female film directors in Japan.


A Screening of two of her films, The Wandering Princess and The Ballad or Narayama will be shown in London will accompany a book presentation event. For this book presentation and discussion, Dr Irene González-López and Dr Michael Smith as well as Dr Alexander Jacoby, Alejandra Armendáiz-Hernández and Prof. Ayako Saito (From Japan) will explore the life and achievements of Kinuyo Tanaka, one of the most celebrated stars in the history of Japanese cinema and as a female film maker.


There will be an opportunity to purchase the book, "Tanaka Kinuyo: Nation, Stardom and Female Subjectivity" after the event. Payment by cash only


The Wandering Princess:
Date: 29 November 2018 from 6:30pm
Venue: Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Pl, London, WC2N 6EZ


Book Presentation and Discussion:
Date: 30 November 2018 from 7:00pm (Doors from 6:30pm)
Venue: Royal Society of the Arts (Durham Street Auditorium), Durham House Street (Off the Strand), London, WC2N 6EZ


The Ballad of Narayama
Date: 1 December 2018 from 3:30pm
Venue: Curzon Cinema Soho, 99 Shaftesbury Ave, London, W1D 5DY


All of these events are free to attend but booking is essential. Please click on the title of each event to book your place.


Organised by: The Japan Foundation, Kingston School or Art and Edinburgh University Press

29 November - 1 December 2018

Various (see above)

The Japan Foundation, Kingston School or Art and Edinburgh University Press