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November 11th, 2018 Kazuhiro Soda: Making Images Speak

Masterclass : Kazuhiro Soda

He makes one film a year, following a set of strict filmmaking rules that he has published on his website. A tireless champion of observational cinema that maintains professional rigour while remaining open to the unexpected, Kazuhiro Soda is the most important Japanese documentary filmmaker of our time. In this master class he will discuss his creative process, the evolution of his approach and his humanist and critical perspective on Japanese society.

Kazuhiro Soda's masterclass is part of a retrospective dedicated to his films: Kazuhiro Soda : Making Images Speak

Presented in collaboration with the Japan Foundation, la Chaire René Malo, the Concordia University’s Studio Arts Department Visiting Artist’s Speaker’s Series Conversations in Contemporary Art and the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema - Concordia University

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Kazuhiro Soda: Making Images Speak

Observational cinema is both basic yet difficult, a tension stemming from the need to make images speak beyond their simple order of presentation....

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