In this session, Chris Fite-Wassilak will discuss Jonas Mekas's work in the context of the figure of the 'benshi' in early 20th-century Japanese silent cinema. Standing beside the screen, the benshi would provide live interpretation of the moving image. Fite-Wassilak will focus particularly on Mekas's use and re-use of footage, soundtrack and narration.
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Kensington GardensLondonW2 3XA
- +44 (0)20 7402 6075
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