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The Third Window Films Podcast

Nov 5, 2023

Join Adam and Ben in this latest episode as they explore the contrasting Halloween festivities of Japan and the UK. From the Tokyo International Film Festival to the eclectic screenings at the London East Asian and Cambridge Film Festivals, they share their top picks and hidden gems from this year's events.

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Sep 26, 2023

This month Adam and Ben take another deep dive into the world of Japanese cinema as they unpack Kiyoshi Kurosawa's "The Guard From Underground". From Kurosawa's early days at Rikkyo University to his initial foray into directing within the pink film scene, the boys unravel the enigmatic journey of this acclaimed...

Aug 17, 2023

This episode Adam and Ben are joined by documentarian Sarah Appleton and film historian Jasper Sharp to talk all about their new film The J-Horror Virus. We talk about the origins of the genre, our favourite J-Horror films, and the creators that shaped horror culture for decades to come.

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Jul 23, 2023

It's been a minute but your boys are back and better than ever! This episode we catch up on Adam's European tour with Katsuhito Ishii, the glorious double bill at the Prince Charles Cinema with a live Q&A, a surreal dinner with Gareth Evans, and of course the latest boxset from Third Window Films including 6 films from...

Apr 16, 2023

This month we talk to Swim Deep keyboardist and film journalist extraordinaire James Balmont about our favourite music in Japanese film. We cover the most successful director/composer collaborations, from Takeshi Kitano and Joe Hisaishi to Sogo Ishii and Hiroyuki Onogawa to Shin'ya Tsukamoto and Chu Ishigawa, and loads...