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From Brushed in Light: Calligraphy in East Asian Cinema by Markus Nornes

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  • Page 160 →Markus Nornes is Professor of Asian Cinema at the University of Michigan, where he specializes in Japanese film, documentary and translation theory. He has done extensive programming on the international film festival circuit, especially at the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival. He has written books on Japanese documentary, City of Sadness, film translation, and a critical biography of director Ogawa Shinsuke. Nornes has also co-directed a number of films, including The Big House (2018). He is currently working on a biography of filmmaker Adachi Masao.