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Japanese film ephemera collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1905

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of handbills (chirashi), press kits, theater pamphlets, film newsletters, and catalogs that date from circa 1970 to the present. The collection documents over 600 contemporary Japanese directors and their films, as well as major film festivals and events in Japan. The bulk of the materials were generated in Japan and are in Japanese, however, some English-language publicity materials are included. The collection offers a substantial resource for researchers investigating contemporary Japanese film, as well as individual films and filmmakers.

Dates

  • Circa 1970-2014

Language of Materials

The materials are in Japanese and English.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by the East Asia Library, 2011.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in two series: I. Directors and films, circa 1970-2009. II. Other film ephemera, 1975-2010.

Extent

9.5 Linear Feet ( (16 boxes))

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1905

Overview

The collection consists of handbills (chirashi), press kits, theater pamphlets, film newsletters, and catalogs that date from circa 1970 to the present. The collection documents over 600 contemporary Japanese directors and their films, as well as major film festivals and events in Japan. The bulk of the materials were generated in Japan and are in Japanese, however, some English-language publicity materials are included. The collection offers a substantial resource for researchers investigating contemporary Japanese film, as well as individual films and filmmakers.

Custodial History

Donated to the Yale East Asia Library by Fukuyama, Sanjiro; Fujita, Motohiko; Hori, Katsuyuki; Nakamoto, Rie; Tsuchimoto, Motoko; Yano, Kazuyuki; Yano, Shigeyuki; Yasuda, Takeshi.
Title
Japanese Film Ephemera Collection
Author
compiled by Takuya Tsunoda
Date
August 2011
Language of description
Finding aid written in English and Japanese.

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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