This year's edition of (S8) Mostra de Cinema Periférico (June 4-8, A Coruña, Spain) is focused on Japanese experimental cinema. Renowned filmmaker and artist Takahiko Iimura will be the main protagonist of the festival, with a dedicated programme, a live performance and the installation As I See You See Me. The programme will also feaure screenings by super8 filmmaker Teruo Koike and [+] members Makino Takashi, Shinkan Tamaki and Rei Hayama. 'Through a Rearview Mirror: Japanese Experimental Films Revisited' is the title of the retrospective curated by Doble Negative Collective founder Daïchi Saïto, who will also introduce a programme of his own films.
The Media City Film Festival will be the guest in this edition, where their directors and programmers Jeremy Rigsby and Oona Mosna will present a selection of films from the veteran festival's 20 years of life. The growing expanded cinema section will also include performances by Esperanza Collado, Makino Takashi and the Crater Collective.