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Film Screening: "Anpo: Art X War" with filmmaker Linda Hoaglund
Film Screening: "Anpo: Art X War" with filmmaker Linda Hoaglund
WhenThursday, Feb 15, 2018, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Campus locationAllen Library (ALB)
Campus roomAuditorium
Event typesScreenings
Event sponsorsUW Japan Studies Program

ANPO: Art X War is a feature-length documentary film that reveals the untold story of resistance to U.S. military bases in Japan, told through a treasure trove of paintings, photographs and films by Japan’s foremost artists. Their art and their stories depict the struggle against the U.S. military presence which provoked a national uprising in 1960 and still festers today.
(2010: Running time: 90 mins)

Linda Hoaglund is a bilingual filmmaker, who has directed and produced four feature-length films:  Wings of Defeat (2007), ANPO: Art X War (2010), Things Left Behind (2012), and The Wound and The Gift (2014). Born in Japan as the daughter of American missionary parents, she attended Japanese public schools and graduated Yale University. She has also subtitled 250 Japanese films, including Seven Samurai by Kurosawa, and Spirited Away by Miyazaki.

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