Ushiku features on NHK World series, “J-Flicks”
“J-Flicks” is an NHK World series about Japanese films, celebrities and various film festivals.
Episode Title: Close-up on Cannes Film Festival
Length: 50 minutes (this is the 6-minute section featuring “Ushiku”)
Original airdate: August 21, 2021)
Link to full episode: https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/special/episode/202108210910/
Description: For the first time in 2 years, the Cannes Film Festival returned to its usual “physical” format. We also look at the world’s largest festival on Japanese cinema, Nippon Connection, held in Frankfurt. We introduce this year’s award winning films, and speak with the festival’s program director.
[Navigator] Sarah Macdonald
[Guest] John Williams (Film Director / Professor, Sophia University)