Forest of Pressure: Ogawa Shinsuke and Postwar Japanese Documentary

Author(s): Abé Markus Nornes

Nornes Forrest of Pressure


A critical biography of filmmaking collective Ogawa Pro, Forest of Pressure explores the emergence of socially committed documentary filmmaking in postwar Japan. Benefiting from unprecedented access to the collective's archives and interviews with former members, and analyzing Ogawa Pro's films and works by other Japanese filmmakers, Abé Mark Nornes addresses key issues in documentary theory and practice.

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Year of Publication: 2007