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Trailer released for feature-length documentary about Red Army activists

The first trailer has appeared for Red Army People (Sekigun no Hitobito), a new feature-length documentary about former activists from Sekigun-ha (Red Army Faction) and related groups. Director Shingō Magome has filmed it over the course of several years as … Continue reading

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Alleged Japanese Red Army member Tsutomu Shirosaki found guilty, given 12-year sentence

Alleged Japanese Red Army member Tsutomu Shirosaki has been found guilty in his trial over the May 1986 mortar attack on the Japanese embassy in Jakarta. The Tokyo District Court today handed down a 12-year sentence for the attack, in … Continue reading

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Stage version of Kōji Wakamatsu film United Red Army coming in 2017

A new stage adaptation of the acclaimed Kōji Wakamatsu film United Red Army (2007) will be produced in Tokyo next year. Running from March 9th to March 22nd at Space Zatsuyu, the ensemble cast of 20 has been chosen from … Continue reading

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Masao Adachi’s Artist of Fasting opens in Tokyo

My short preview of the new Masao Adachi film, Artist of Fasting, has been published on the ArtAsiaPacific website. I first wrote about Adachi’s latest effort when it was announced for the inaugural season of Asian Arts Theatre in South … Continue reading

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Masao Adachi, “Artist of Fasting”: New work by radical filmmaker at Asian Arts Theatre in September

New complex in Gwangju to host screening of film by renowned activist-filmmaker Continue reading

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