Critics’ talk: an introduction to anime (for BFI at Home)

For BFI at Home, Ghibliotheque host and S&S contributor Michael Leader talks with three anime critics about what anime means to them.

Sight and Sound

To celebrate the launch of Japan 2020 Anime collection on BFI Player, along with Sight & Sound’s bumper Summer 2020 anime special issueGhibliotheque host Michael Leader meets with enthusiasts and experts to delve into the world of anime. Exploring the initial films that captured their imagination, the moments that defied expectation and what is most exciting about the industry today, this is for anyone looking to expand their perception of anime and what it represents to those who love it. Featuring Helen McCarthy, Kambole Campbell and Michiko Yamakawa.

The new issue of Sight and Sound

Hamaguchi Ryūsuke: insights on and from the Japanese auteur Plus: Mica Levi on their innovative score for The Zone of Interest – Víctor Erice interviewed about his masterful return to feature filmmaking, Close Your Eyes – a festival report from a politically charged Berlinale

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