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About Jon Jung

Jon Jung (aka “Coffin Jon”) is the producer and host of the VCinema podcast and editor-in-chief of the VCinema blog. He contributed several essays to World Film Locations: Tokyo (Intellect, 2011). Jon lives in San Francisco, but wishes he was back in Japan where he lived for seven years.

Shinsedai Special Podcast Report #4: The Second Half

In our fourth and final episode documenting the Shinsedai Cinema Festival of 2010, Coffin Jon and Marc Saint-Cyr of The Toronto J-Film Pow-Wow review the shorts and films of the latter two days of the festival and anoint our unofficial “Best of the Fest” prize to one film.  Screenings talked about in this episode include:

The Dark Harbor (2009, dir: Naito Takatsugu)

Jellyfish Boy (2009, dir: Shoh Kataoka)

Off Highway 20 (2007, dir: Katsuya Tomita)

Gunman Champion (2009, dir: sugarmountain)

Confessions of a Dog (2006, dir: Gen Takahashi)

NN-891102 (1999, dir: Go Shibata)

Our Brief Eternity (2009, dir: Takuya Fukushima)

A Normal Life, Please! (2008, dir: Tokachi Tsuchiya)

Remnants (1995, dir: Reiko Tahara)

The Red Spot (2008, dir: Marie Miyayama)

Invitation (2008, dir: Kotaru Wajima)

Live Tape (2009, dir: Tetsuaki Matsue)

Yuriko’s Aroma (2010, Kota Yoshida)

Directly download this episode here.

Related posts:

Bonus Episode Four: Japan Cuts 2010 Post-Festival Interview
If You Were Young: Rage (1970)
The VCinema Show Episode 45: Tokyo Drifter


  1. […] Our podcast review and discussion of Confessions of a Dog can be found here. […]

  2. Miriam
    7 April, 2016

    Thanks for finally talking about > Shinsedai Special Podcast Report #4: The Second Half | VCinema < Loved it!

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