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Onibaba (Demon Woman)


Onibaba. Image courtesy of Janus Films.
Onibaba (Demon Woman)
NEW 35MM PRINTS! Kaneto Shindo, 1964

Kuroneko (Black Cat)

Kaneto Shindo, 1968
Thu, July 14, 2011 7 PM
Tonight's screening features two of Kaneto Shindo's horror classics—Onibaba and Kuroneko.

Onibaba is Kaneto Shindo's erotic horror classic about an impoverished mother and daughter-in-law in medieval Japan who eke out an existence by murdering stray samurai and selling their belongings. (103 mins., 35mm)

In Kuroneko, a murdered mother and daughter-in-law rematerialize as ghosts to exact their revenge on samurai who pass by their house. (95 mins., 35mm)

Copresented by Ohio State's East Asian Studies Center.

Josef Albers, Leaf Study IX, c. 1940Leaves on paper28 x 24 ¾ inches© The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/ Artists Rights Society New YorkPhoto: Tim Nighswander/Imaging 4 Art

Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933–1957
opens September 17, 2016.

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