Atman, 1975, 12 min


Experimental, Historic Film, Short Film, Special Presentations

A visual tour-de-force and a landmark film of the Japanese avant-garde, Matusmoto creates a pulsing, circular motion through 480 stills of a demonic Noh mask taken from different angles. Music by Toshi Ichiyanagi.


Directed by Toshio MATSUMOTO


Friday, March 30 5:00pm

SPACE / TIME: Japanese Avant-Garde Films of the 1970s & 1980s

Co-curator Tomonari Nishikawa presents rare, influential 16mm films including work by Toshio Matsumoto, Takeshi Ito, Mako Idemitsu, Kohei Ando, and others.

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)