The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the fourth of the screenings of Art from the African Diaspora as part of Alice Rekab’s multi-platform project FAMILY LINES: All That You Can’t Leave Behind by Ufuoma Essi (2019). Selected by Éireann and I, All That You Can’t Leave Behind is an experimental film that works with appropriated video […]
This film was selected by Vic Brooks, Lucy Raven and Evan Calder Williams of 13BC to coincide with their current exhibition Fatal Act as the final instalment in a curated series of screenings.
Black Sun is a 1964 film directed by Koreyoshi Kurahara that portrays the relationship between a jazz-obsessed misfit living in the bombed ruins of a church and an AWOL African-American soldier. One of the leading figures of the Japanese New Wave of the 1960s, Kurahara is known for his frenetic, free-form approach to filmmaking and a series of films, particularly The Warped Ones (1960) that voice the anger and anxieties of a generation growing up in postwar Japan.
Black Sun is 1 hour 21 minutes long and is screened with permission from Janus Films, New York.
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