The Catch (Shinji Somai, 1983, 140 mins)
The legendary Ken Ogata stars as a father and fisherman whose daughter's boyfriend wants to learn the perilous trade. Their brutal cross-generational struggle—leading to destruction on land and sea—shows how "for fishermen, there's only paradise or hell." In Japanese with English subtitles. Presented by the Yale Film Archive and the Yale MacMillan Center Council on East Asian Studies. 35mm print courtesy of the National Film Archive of Japan (NFAJ).
Free and open to the public. All attendees must be asymptomatic and fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters when eligible) and should be prepared to show proof of vaccination. Masks are recommended.
7 p.m. Saturday, April 15
Humanities Quadrangle, Room L01
320 York Street
New Haven, CT