• Light of Compassion

    1926. Japan. Henry Kotani. 55 min.

Live translation of intertitles by Kanako Hiyama, musical accompaniment by Bernie Anderson

Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 4:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2

  • Light of Compassion

    1926. Japan. Directed by Henry Kotani. Cinematography by Michio Midorikawa. Kotani’s surviving feature uses the nuanced “Rembrandt lighting” he learned from Alvyn Wyckoff and DeMille on films like The Cheat. Print courtesy of the National Film Center, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. 55 min.

In the Film exhibition The Aesthetics of Shadow, Part 1: Japan

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