May 4, 2024 – Seven Seas: Chapter 2 [silent film accompaniment]

When: Saturday, May 4, 2024, at 2:30 p.m. EST
What: Seven Seas: Chapter 2—Chastity
Venue: Redstone Theater
Address: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35 Ave, Astoria, NY 11106, USA

Event Overview:
The second chapter in Hiroshi Shimizu’s series, “Chastity” delves into the themes of revenge and honor restoration in early 20th-century Japan, with live piano accompaniment by Makia Matsumura.
Directed by Hiroshi Shimizu and scripted by Kogo Noda, this 1932 film portrays the relentless pursuit of justice by Yumie, against the powerful Yagibashi family, set against a class-conscious backdrop.

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