EOS: Tokyo Stories


The Jewel Thu, May 25, 2023 3:30 PM
The State Theatre Thu, May 25, 2023 7:00 PM
The Jewel Fri, May 26, 2023 3:30 PM
The State Theatre Fri, May 26, 2023 4:00 PM
The State Theatre Sat, May 27, 2023 2:00 PM
The State Theatre Sun, May 28, 2023 2:00 PM
Film Info
Series:State of The Arts
Release Year:2023
Production Country:United Kingdom
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:David Bickerstaff
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Based on a major exhibition at the Ashmolean in Oxford, Tokyo Stories spans 400 years of incredibly dynamic art – ranging from the delicate woodblock prints of Hokusai and Hiroshige, to Pop Art posters, contemporary photography, Manga, film, and brand-new artworks that were created on the streets. The exhibition was a smash-hit five-star success and brought a younger and more diverse audience to the museum. The film uses the exhibition as a launchpad to travel to Tokyo itself, and explore the art and artists of the city more fully. A beautifully illustrated and richly detailed film, looking at a city which has undergone constant destruction and renewal over its 400-year history, resulting in one of the most vibrant and interesting cities on the planet…