CAAM CO-PRESENTATION: 16th Annual SF Silent Film Festival


CAAM is thrilled to co-present at the 16h Annual San Francisco Silent Film Festival, running July 14-17, 2011.

I WAS BORN, BUT… is a silent feature from 1932 directed by Yasujirô Ozu. Ozu, who died in 1963, is best known to American cinephiles for his post-World War II dramas like TOKYO STORY and EARLY SPRING, delicate and rigorous stories of family life and generational tension in a changing Japan. The exquisite precision of Ozu’s shooting style is certainly evident in I WAS BORN, BUT… The mood, however, is comic, at times boisterously so, and the setting is a world where relations—among classes, between parents and children—seem fixed rather than fluid. —Excerpted from the New York Times article by A.O.Scott

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