Forest of Oppression — A Record of the Struggle at Takasaki City University of Economics

La Forêt de l'oppression - Document sur les luttes dans l'Université d'économie de Takasaki
  • Shinsuke Ogawa
  • 1967
    • Japan
  • 105 min
  • 16 mm
  • Production
  • Kiroku Eiga Assatsu no mori Seisaku Jikkoiinkai [Comité d'organisation pour la production indépendante de l’Université d'économie de Takasaki], Jishu Joei Soshiki no Kai [JIEISO - Organisation pour la Projection Indépendante]

Produced by Jieiso, Ogawa’s first collective, Forest of Oppression takes sides with a group of young students barricaded in a small provincial university. The film, shot over a year, is a portrait of this rebellious youth, as they unite in their critique of authority, edited together with images of the growing unrest in the streets. Forest of Oppression established Ogawa’s method of making films from the “inside” and for a long period of time in close relation with the people he filmed and the struggles they fought. The film galvanised the burgeoning student movement and helped to create an alternative film exhibition movement in Japan.

  • Wednesday 28 March 2018 20H45 Salle 100

    Original Version Subtitled in French + presentation

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  • Friday 30 March 2018 13H50 Cinéma 2

    Original Version Subtitled in French + presentation

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