Nippon Connection 2020- The Daily Highlights (June 11th)

The weather may be starting to clear up, but today is still expected to be fairly cool. All the more reason to make yourself cozy at home and tune in to whichever of our program offers today strike your fancy! The following events can be livestreamed without pre-registration: Origami (11:30 am) Starting today and continuing … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2020- The Daily Highlights (June 11th)

Nippon Connection and Female Filmmakers: A 2020 Look-Back

For as long as movies have existed, women have been every bit as central to the development and expansion of the medium as the many male figures that are typically regarded as the "original" (read, "only") masters of the art form. Despite this importance, gender disparity remains a massive problem in the industry to this … Continue reading Nippon Connection and Female Filmmakers: A 2020 Look-Back

Nippon Connection 2020 – The Daily Highlights (June 9th)

It is has been- pardon the understatement- a rather rough year for all of us. The global pandemic has thrown into sharp relief just how fragile so much of our world is. So many things we take for granted, that we simply assume will always be there, year after year, are not so solid after … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2020 – The Daily Highlights (June 9th)

Filmmakers and translators unite

映画監督と翻訳者の皆様、団結せよ!

日本国外で日本映画を世界に発信しているニッポン・コネクションは字幕なしでは考えられません。今年の春に字幕翻訳者国際協会が映画監督の皆様へのアピールを発表しました。以下、ニッポン・コネクション映画祭でも翻訳者と通訳者として活動しているイザベル・マッテス と築野真紗子による和訳をシェアします。

Was wäre Nippon Connection ohne englische oder deutsche Untertitel für all die japanischen Filme? Internationale Verbände von Untertitel-Übersetzer*innen haben dieses Jahr einen Aufruf an alle Filmemacher*innen... Continue reading