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JAPAN 185: Introduction to Japanese Cinema (Spring 2013): Reference

This course guide points to library print and electronic sources for research in Japanese cinema

Useful Websites

Here is a list of selected useful websites for research on Japanese cinema:

J-Film Pow wow

Japanese Film Database (JFDB): JFDB is managed by the Japan Foundation and UNIJAPAN and provides information on Japanese films released between 2002 and 2010, including film cast and staff, or film industry related companies.

Midnight Eye: Visions of Japanese Cinema: A non-commercial, non-profit initiative; offers interviews, features, film reviews, and book reviews

Motion Picture Reprint Series (Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan)

Screening the Past      

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival