February 12, 2008
From February 12 to 16, the Japan Society in New York City will be hosting six screenings featuring a total of 38 early Japanese animation shorts. Each screening's shorts will be followed by a silent live-action feature film, and benshi narration for silent films will be performed by Midori Sawato. Most of the animation featured can be found on Digital Meme's Japanese Anime Classic Collection DVD set, with rare shorts dating from 1928 to 1950.

Previously on fps
Japanese Anime Classic Collection review
Podcast 11: Our Baseball Match (1931)
Podcast 12: Interview with Digital Meme CEO Larry Greenberg

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