Prehistory of the Partisans

  • (Paruchizan zenshi) パルチザン前史
  • Director: Noriaki TSUCHIMOTO
  • Japan 1969, 16mm, 120 min, Japanese with English subtitles

In 1969 the University of Kyoto is occupied by students. The conflict culminates in the battle of the Kyoto Tower. Through its intimate observation of political debates and preparation for a possible armed battle the film questions the role of violence. This is the first screening with English subtitles.