Film: Onibaba (1963)

The annual February Japanese Film Series is presented by the University of Pennsylvania Center for East Asian Studies (UPenn CEAS) and the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia (JASGP) The theme for 2020 is “Modernism vs. Tradition in Japanese Cinema.” All screenings are free and open to the public. No registration required.

Onibaba is set during a fourteenth century civil war. Nobuko Otowa and Jitsuko Yoshimura play two women who kill soldiers to steal their possessions, and Kei Satō plays the man who ultimately comes between them.

Onibaba (1963)
Director: Shindo Kaneto
February 12, 2020, 6:45pm
University of Pennsylvania
402 Cohen Hall, 249 S 36th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19104