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This edition: Tokyo Story



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Episode Details

First aired: October 29, 2016.

(1953, Drama, b&w, Japanese | English) Director: Yasujiro Ozu. Writers: Kogo Noda (scenario), Yasujiro Ozu (scenario). Stars: Chisho Ryo, Chieko Higashiyama, So Yamamura. An elderly couple journey to Tokyo to visit their children and are confronted by indifference, ingratitude and selfishness. When the parents are packed off to a resort by their impatient children, the film deepens into an unbearably moving meditation on mortality. Discussion guest: Julia Alekseyeva, Brooklyn College.

Guest List

Julia Alekseyeva Adjunct Professor, Brooklyn College

  • Luxury Car
  • Saturday, August 18 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, August 19 - 9:00pm
  • Stolen Life (Shen Si Jie)
  • Saturday, August 11 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, August 12 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, August 18 - 12:00am
  • Dam Street (Hong Yan)
  • Saturday, August 4 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, August 5 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, August 11 - 12:00am
  • Uniform
  • Saturday, July 28 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, July 29 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, August 4 - 12:00am
  • The Spanish Gardener
  • Saturday, July 21 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, July 22 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, July 28 - 12:00am